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

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.

Average Annual Salary of Other Physical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,800
-2.58% 1.16%
2016
$57,240
3.65% -
2012
$55,150
- -

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

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
$59,670
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$58,530
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,030

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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