Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agricultural and food scientist salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,900
25th Percentile Wage
$38,470
50th Percentile Wage
$47,600
75th Percentile Wage
$62,600
90th Percentile Wage
$81,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) agricultural and food scientists is $81,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food scientists is $30,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,600
-1.60% -3.40%
2016
$48,360
6.76% -
2015
$45,090
0.09% -
2014
$45,050
-3.00% -
2013
$46,400
-6.08% -
2012
$49,220
- -

Compare Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food scientists in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for agricultural and food scientist occupations is the amusement, gambling, and recreation industries industry with an annual salary $47,640. The lowest paying industry is the museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry (annual salary $47,300). For detailed agricultural and food scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$47,640
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$47,350
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,300
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$47,300

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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