Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematical science occupations salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mathematical Science Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage 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 mathematical science occupations 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) mathematical science occupations is $146,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $53,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in 41 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 mathematical science occupations occupations is the converted paper product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $107,230. The lowest paying industry is the iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing industry (annual salary $56,530). For detailed mathematical science occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Primary Metal Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Forging and Stamping
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].


Highest paying industries for mathematical science occupations.