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Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematical science occupations salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mathematical Science Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,870
25th Percentile Wage
$61,300
50th Percentile Wage
$85,350
75th Percentile Wage
$117,020
90th Percentile Wage
$149,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical 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) mathematical science occupations is $149,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $85,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $44,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201685,350-0.40%6.67%
201585,6902.07%-
201483,9200.81%-
201383,2404.30%-
201279,660--

Compare Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in 13 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 legal services industry with an annual salary $123,070. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $68,720). For detailed mathematical science occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$123,070
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$93,820
Scientific Research and Development Services
$93,720
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$93,710
Engineering Services
$90,550
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$85,470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$85,350
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$84,790
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$82,730
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$76,250
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$75,210
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$73,020
Testing Laboratories
$68,720

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



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