Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare computer and information research scientist salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,710
25th Percentile Wage
$102,810
50th Percentile Wage
$135,510
75th Percentile Wage
$172,260
90th Percentile Wage
$204,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer and information research scientists is $204,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $135,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $76,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$135,510
2.79% 24.42%
2016
$131,730
8.14% -
2015
$121,010
-1.84% -
2014
$123,240
8.40% -
2013
$112,890
9.27% -
2012
$102,420
- -

Compare Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in twelve industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for computer and information research scientist occupations is the transportation equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $172,420. The lowest paying industry is the other fabricated metal product manufacturing industry (annual salary $84,620). For detailed computer and information research scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$172,420
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$172,420
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$145,360
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$140,220
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$139,920
Chemical Manufacturing
$126,230
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$126,230
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$109,940
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$106,320
Machinery Manufacturing
$94,110
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$84,640
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$84,620

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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