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Physical Scientist Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

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

Average Annual Salary of Physical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,210
25th Percentile Wage
$75,140
50th Percentile Wage
$106,470
75th Percentile Wage
$144,750
90th Percentile Wage
$197,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical 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) physical scientists is $197,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $106,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid physical scientists is $56,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016106,470-0.66%14.18%
2015107,1704.81%-
2014102,0208.71%-
201393,1301.89%-
201291,370--

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

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

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$106,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$106,470

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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