Chemists and Materials Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Chemists and Materials Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,190
25th Percentile Wage
$42,740
50th Percentile Wage
$50,220
75th Percentile Wage
$63,550
90th Percentile Wage
$83,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists and materials 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) chemists and materials scientists is $83,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemists and materials scientists is $36,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,220-4.68%-11.65%
201552,570-2.87%-
201454,080-5.64%-
201357,1301.86%-
201256,070--

Compare Chemists and Materials Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of chemists and materials 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 chemists and materials scientist occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $66,300. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,760). For detailed chemists and materials scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$66,300
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,320
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,320
Educational Services
$50,220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,190
Educational Services - Privately owned
$49,790
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,760

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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