Other Life Scientist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Life Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,590
25th Percentile Wage
$69,390
50th Percentile Wage
$91,480
75th Percentile Wage
$125,920
90th Percentile Wage
$154,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life 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) other life scientists is $154,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life scientists is $55,590.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,480
-7.07% 36.35%
2016
$97,950
38.25% -
2015
$60,480
3.01% -
2014
$58,660
1.52% -
2013
$57,770
-0.80% -
2012
$58,230
- -

Compare Other Life Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of other life scientists in five 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 other life scientist occupations is the drugs and druggists' sundries merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $108,260. The lowest paying industry is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry (annual salary $56,100). For detailed other life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$108,260
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$100,910
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$91,070
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$56,100

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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