Medical Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of medical scientists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare medical scientist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Medical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,990
25th Percentile Wage
$46,950
50th Percentile Wage
$58,470
75th Percentile Wage
$77,710
90th Percentile Wage
$114,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists 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) medical scientists is $114,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists is $40,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,470
0.12% 5.88%
2016
$58,400
-0.26% -
2015
$58,550
0.48% -
2014
$58,270
1.89% -
2013
$57,170
3.74% -
2012
$55,030
- -

Compare Medical Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of medical scientists in seven 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 medical scientist occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $62,870. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $55,050). For detailed medical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$62,870
Educational Services - Privately owned
$62,860
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,470
Educational Services
$58,470
Educational Services - State government owned
$55,050
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$55,050

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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