Other Physical Scientist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Physical Scientists

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 other physical 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 physical scientists is $166,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other physical scientists is $60,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
19.40% 8.35%
7.70% -
-5.97% -
-7.07% -
-8.59% -
- -

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

The average salaries of other physical scientists in eleven 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 physical scientist occupations is the navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing industry with an annual salary $128,300. The lowest paying industry is the medical equipment and supplies manufacturing industry (annual salary $65,720). For detailed other physical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing

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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