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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
$40,850
25th Percentile Wage
$45,680
50th Percentile Wage
$54,780
75th Percentile Wage
$66,630
90th Percentile Wage
$82,480

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 $82,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life scientists is $40,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,780
-5.02% -1.17%
2016
$57,530
0.38% -
2015
$57,310
-10.28% -
2014
$63,200
3.88% -
2013
$60,750
8.77% -
2012
$55,420
- -

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

The average salaries of other life scientists in nine 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $73,430. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,740). For detailed other life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$73,430
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$57,810
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$57,180
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$57,180
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$55,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,040
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$53,620
Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,740

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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