Medical Scientist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of medical scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare medical scientist salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Medical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,550
25th Percentile Wage
$60,350
50th Percentile Wage
$89,080
75th Percentile Wage
$119,750
90th Percentile Wage
$153,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical scientists is $153,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $89,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists is $46,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,080
-2.26% -17.68%
2016
$91,090
-4.96% -
2015
$95,610
-7.33% -
2014
$102,620
1.17% -
2013
$101,420
-3.36% -
2012
$104,830
- -

Compare Medical Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of medical scientists in seven industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for medical scientist occupations is the drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $106,980. The lowest paying industry is the professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $86,510). For detailed medical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$106,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$101,640
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$101,640
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$88,900
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$88,900
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$86,510
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$86,510

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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