The salary statistics of other physical scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other physical scientist salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,620|
|25th Percentile Wage||$38,600|
|50th Percentile Wage||$55,800|
|75th Percentile Wage||$62,560|
|90th Percentile Wage||$73,150|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical 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 physical scientists is $73,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other physical scientists is $29,620.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other physical scientists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of other physical scientists in four 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 physical scientist occupations is the medical and diagnostic laboratories industry with an annual salary $59,670. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals industry (annual salary $54,030). For detailed other physical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .