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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $199,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $131,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid computer and information research scientists is $73,580.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of computer and information research scientists in ten 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 computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $137,690. 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|
|Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing|| |
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing|| |
|Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing|| |
|Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing|| |
|Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing|| |
|Communications Equipment Manufacturing|| |
|Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .