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Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agricultural and food scientist salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,300
25th Percentile Wage
$44,530
50th Percentile Wage
$62,600
75th Percentile Wage
$86,040
90th Percentile Wage
$119,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $119,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food scientists is $36,300.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,600
11.21% 10.13%
2016
$55,580
-16.64% -
2015
$64,830
3.81% -
2014
$62,360
-6.05% -
2013
$66,130
14.93% -
2012
$56,260
- -

Compare Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food scientists in three industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $83,270. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $47,730). For detailed agricultural and food scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$83,270
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$63,730
Social Advocacy Organizations
$47,730

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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