Other Life Scientist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Life Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,080
25th Percentile Wage
$90,510
50th Percentile Wage
$116,110
75th Percentile Wage
$145,110
90th Percentile Wage
$170,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life 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) other life scientists is $170,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $116,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life scientists is $64,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$116,110
4.07% 36.33%
2016
$111,390
18.38% -
2015
$90,920
2.44% -
2014
$88,700
0.01% -
2013
$88,690
16.64% -
2012
$73,930
- -

Compare Other Life Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of other life scientists in eight 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 other life scientist occupations is the navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing industry with an annual salary $101,810. The lowest paying industry is the pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry (annual salary $86,960). For detailed other life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$101,810
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$101,560
Other Food Manufacturing
$92,120
Food Manufacturing
$91,630
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$91,330
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$91,330
Chemical Manufacturing
$86,960
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$86,960

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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