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Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in the Industry of Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)

The salary statistics and trend of biochemists and biophysicists in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare biochemists and biophysicists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,150
25th Percentile Wage
$44,340
50th Percentile Wage
$55,560
75th Percentile Wage
$76,700
90th Percentile Wage
$109,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) biochemists and biophysicists is $109,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent biochemists and biophysicists is $35,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists in the industry of Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,560
-42.57% 5.35%
2016
$79,210
35.40% -
2015
$51,170
-4.12% -
2014
$53,280
1.30% -
2013
$52,590
0.00% -
2012
$52,590
- -

Table 3. Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of biochemists and biophysicists in six industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of biochemists and biophysicists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$103,430
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$72,400
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$55,650
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$55,560
State government, including schools and hospitals
$54,890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,590

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