Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,560
25th Percentile Wage
$60,370
50th Percentile Wage
$82,910
75th Percentile Wage
$116,830
90th Percentile Wage
$156,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space 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) atmospheric and space scientists is $156,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid atmospheric and space scientists is $48,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of atmospheric and space scientists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,91015.60%-3.00%
201569,980-1.70%-
201471,1702.99%-
201369,040-23.70%-
201285,400--

Compare Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of atmospheric and space scientists in six 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 atmospheric and space scientist occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $88,610. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $82,440). For detailed atmospheric and space scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$88,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$88,610
Educational Services
$82,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$82,910
Educational Services - State government owned
$82,440
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$82,440

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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