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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
-3.08% -3.89%
-0.26% -
-6.07% -
4.15% -
1.13% -
- -

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
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Animal Slaughtering and Processing

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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