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Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agricultural and food scientist salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,010
25th Percentile Wage
$63,530
50th Percentile Wage
$81,070
75th Percentile Wage
$107,640
90th Percentile Wage
$140,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $140,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food scientists is $50,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,070-5.27%10.58%
201585,34014.23%-
201473,2000.49%-
201372,8400.48%-
201272,490--

Compare Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food scientists in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed agricultural and food scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$81,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$81,070

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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