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Chemists and Materials Scientist Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

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

Average Annual Salary of Chemists and Materials Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,970
25th Percentile Wage
$65,280
50th Percentile Wage
$90,010
75th Percentile Wage
$119,690
90th Percentile Wage
$146,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists and materials 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) chemists and materials scientists is $146,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemists and materials scientists is $52,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,0109.72%3.24%
201581,260-6.99%-
201486,9401.27%-
201385,840-1.46%-
201287,090--

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

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

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$90,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$90,010

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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