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
$35,990
25th Percentile Wage
$42,870
50th Percentile Wage
$50,560
75th Percentile Wage
$65,370
90th Percentile Wage
$88,870

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 $88,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemists and materials scientists is $35,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,560
0.67% -10.90%
2016
$50,220
-4.68% -
2015
$52,570
-2.87% -
2014
$54,080
-5.64% -
2013
$57,130
1.86% -
2012
$56,070
- -

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 $58,530. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $50,370). 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
$58,530
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$51,000
Educational Services
$50,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,380
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,370

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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