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Other Life Scientist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of other life scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other life scientist salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Life Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,790
25th Percentile Wage
$47,630
50th Percentile Wage
$57,530
75th Percentile Wage
$74,730
90th Percentile Wage
$103,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other life scientists is $103,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life scientists is $42,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other life scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,5300.38%3.67%
201557,310-10.28%-
201463,2003.88%-
201360,7508.77%-
201255,420--

Compare Other Life Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of other life scientists in six industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for other life scientist occupations is the general medical and surgical hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $61,140. The lowest paying industry is the ambulatory health care services industry (annual salary $53,620). For detailed other life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$60,540
Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,730
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$59,410
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$57,810
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,620

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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