Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,890
25th Percentile Wage
$44,770
50th Percentile Wage
$55,720
75th Percentile Wage
$69,380
90th Percentile Wage
$84,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in the industry sector of educational 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 $84,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biochemists and biophysicists is $35,890.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,720
3.80% 4.86%
2016
$53,600
-3.66% -
2015
$55,560
-0.04% -
2014
$55,580
-0.70% -
2013
$55,970
5.29% -
2012
$53,010
- -

Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of biochemists and biophysicists in eight industries in the educational 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 educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $60,960. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $53,850). For detailed biochemists and biophysicists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,960
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$60,270
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,790
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,690
Educational Services
$55,720
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$55,690
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,850
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,850

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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