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Materials Scientist Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

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

Average Annual Salary of Materials Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,920
25th Percentile Wage
$92,950
50th Percentile Wage
$120,130
75th Percentile Wage
$147,690
90th Percentile Wage
$170,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for 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) materials scientists is $170,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $120,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid materials scientists is $64,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials scientists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$120,130
3.78% 30.55%
2016
$115,590
17.90% -
2015
$94,900
4.87% -
2014
$90,280
5.26% -
2013
$85,530
2.46% -
2012
$83,430
- -

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

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

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$120,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$120,130

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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