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Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,860
25th Percentile Wage
$43,850
50th Percentile Wage
$69,740
75th Percentile Wage
$92,460
90th Percentile Wage
$116,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists 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) biochemists and biophysicists is $116,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biochemists and biophysicists is $28,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$69,740
-20.65% -26.50%
2016
$84,140
4.84% -
2015
$80,070
-13.23% -
2014
$90,660
2.69% -
2013
$88,220
- -

Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of biochemists and biophysicists 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 biochemists and biophysicists occupations is the waste management and remediation services industry with an annual salary $71,110. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $67,940). For detailed biochemists and biophysicists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$71,110
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$71,110
Employment Services
$68,790
Administrative and Support Services
$68,050
Temporary Help Services
$67,940

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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