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

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

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,370
25th Percentile Wage
$53,630
50th Percentile Wage
$64,210
75th Percentile Wage
$79,310
90th Percentile Wage
$96,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for epidemiologists 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) epidemiologists is $96,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent epidemiologists is $44,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of epidemiologists in the industry of Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,2100.87%7.97%
201563,6500.44%-
201463,3703.28%-
201361,2903.59%-
201259,090--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.33
25th Percentile Wage
$25.78
50th Percentile Wage
$30.87
75th Percentile Wage
$38.13
90th Percentile Wage
$46.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for epidemiologists in the industry of federal, state, and local government (oes designation). The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) epidemiologists is $46.55. The median hourly salary is $30.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.33.

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

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

Industry Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$65,510
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$65,180
State government, including schools and hospitals
$65,120
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,560
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$64,210
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$63,840

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