Other Physical Scientist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of other physical scientists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other physical scientist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Physical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,990
25th Percentile Wage
$84,620
50th Percentile Wage
$97,320
75th Percentile Wage
$117,150
90th Percentile Wage
$138,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical scientists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other physical scientists is $138,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other physical scientists is $62,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other physical scientists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,320
2.44% 8.75%
2016
$94,950
-0.18% -
2015
$95,120
3.00% -
2014
$92,270
2.90% -
2013
$89,590
0.88% -
2012
$88,800
- -

Compare Other Physical Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of other physical scientists in three industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for other physical scientist occupations is the utilities industry with an annual salary $97,320. The lowest paying industry is the electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry (annual salary $95,860). For detailed other physical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$97,320
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$96,690
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$95,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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