Medical Scientist Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical 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 medical scientists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $158,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $99,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists is $48,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth

Compare Medical Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of medical scientists in four industries in the finance and insurance 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 insurance carriers and related activities industry with an annual salary $102,530. The lowest paying industry is the other insurance related activities industry (annual salary $82,130). For detailed medical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
Insurance Carriers
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
Other Insurance Related Activities

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


Highest paying industries for medical scientists.