The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematical science occupations salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Percentile Bracket | Average Annual Salary |
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25th Percentile Wage | |

50th Percentile Wage | |

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90th Percentile Wage | |

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mathematical science occupations is $130,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $43,130.

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

Year | Median Salary | Yearly Growth | 4-Year Growth |
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2016 | 80,390 | 0.11% | 4.15% |

2015 | 80,300 | 1.28% | - |

2014 | 79,270 | 2.30% | - |

2013 | 77,450 | 0.52% | - |

2012 | 77,050 | - | - |

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in twelve
industries in the information sector are shown below.
We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries.
The highest paying industry for mathematical science occupations occupations is the *wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite)*
industry with an annual salary $99,740.
The lowest paying industry is the *newspaper publishers* industry (annual salary $27,320).
For detailed mathematical science occupations salary information in a particular industry,
use the links provided below.

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].