Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in the Industry of Engineering Services

The salary statistics and trend of agricultural and food scientists in the industry of engineering services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare agricultural and food scientist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,190
25th Percentile Wage
$53,040
50th Percentile Wage
$61,280
75th Percentile Wage
$79,340
90th Percentile Wage
$120,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for agricultural and food scientists in the industry of engineering services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) agricultural and food scientists is $120,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent agricultural and food scientists is $44,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food scientists in the industry of Engineering Services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,280
-1.94% 5.04%
2016
$62,470
-29.92% -
2015
$81,160
2.28% -
2014
$79,310
28.94% -
2013
$56,360
-3.25% -
2012
$58,190
- -

Table 3. Compare Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food scientists in eight industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of agricultural and food scientists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$75,110
Scientific Research and Development Services
$75,030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$69,410
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,950
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$64,050
Engineering Services
$61,280
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$55,750
Testing Laboratories
$54,570

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