Physical Scientist Salary in the Industry of Utility System Construction

The salary statistics and trend of physical scientists in the industry of utility system construction are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare physical scientist salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,190
25th Percentile Wage
$52,070
50th Percentile Wage
$67,590
75th Percentile Wage
$97,760
90th Percentile Wage
$95,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for physical scientists in the industry of utility system construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) physical scientists is $95,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent physical scientists is $29,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical scientists in the industry of Utility System Construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,5903.24%-12.07%
201565,400-3.79%-
201467,880-7.20%-
201372,770-4.10%-
201275,750--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.03
25th Percentile Wage
$25.03
50th Percentile Wage
$32.50
75th Percentile Wage
$47.00
90th Percentile Wage
$46.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for physical scientists in the industry of utility system construction. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) physical scientists is $46.00. The median hourly salary is $32.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.03.

Table 3. Compare Physical Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of physical scientists in four industries within the construction sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of physical scientists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Construction of Buildings
$74,320
Nonresidential Building Construction
$74,320
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$69,780
Utility System Construction
$67,590

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