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

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

Average Annual Salary of Physical Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,440
25th Percentile Wage
$40,980
50th Percentile Wage
$58,790
75th Percentile Wage
$79,300
90th Percentile Wage
$101,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for physical 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) physical scientists is $101,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid physical scientists is $30,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of physical scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,7903.59%8.79%
201556,6801.52%-
201455,8202.24%-
201354,5701.74%-
201253,620--

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

The average salaries of physical scientists in four 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 physical scientist occupations is the business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $82,160. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $55,090). For detailed physical scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$82,160
Repair and Maintenance
$65,230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$58,470
Social Advocacy Organizations
$55,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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