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Life Scientist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of life scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare life scientist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Life Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,690
25th Percentile Wage
$50,230
50th Percentile Wage
$74,530
75th Percentile Wage
$101,630
90th Percentile Wage
$133,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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) life scientists is $133,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life scientists is $36,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of life scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,5303.65%20.90%
201571,8102.27%-
201470,18013.17%-
201360,9403.27%-
201258,950--

Compare Life Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of life scientists in five industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for life scientist occupations is the employment services industry with an annual salary $75,490. The lowest paying industry is the office administrative services industry (annual salary $54,510). For detailed life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$75,490
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$75,090
Landscaping Services
$74,870
Administrative and Support Services
$74,660
Office Administrative Services
$54,510

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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