Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare biochemists and biophysicists salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,640
25th Percentile Wage
$60,100
50th Percentile Wage
$77,630
75th Percentile Wage
$103,410
90th Percentile Wage
$144,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists 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) biochemists and biophysicists is $144,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biochemists and biophysicists is $48,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,630
-3.08% -3.89%
2016
$80,020
-0.26% -
2015
$80,230
-6.07% -
2014
$85,100
4.15% -
2013
$81,570
1.13% -
2012
$80,650
- -

Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of biochemists and biophysicists 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 biochemists and biophysicists occupations is the computer and electronic product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $104,330. The lowest paying industry is the animal slaughtering and processing industry (annual salary $60,370). For detailed biochemists and biophysicists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$104,330
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$104,330
Chemical Manufacturing
$97,480
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$77,010
Chemical Manufacturing
$76,290
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$76,110
Chemical Manufacturing
$72,920
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$72,150
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$67,510
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$67,510
Food Manufacturing
$61,990
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$60,370

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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