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Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematical science occupations salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mathematical Science Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,690
25th Percentile Wage
$61,460
50th Percentile Wage
$87,700
75th Percentile Wage
$114,760
90th Percentile Wage
$138,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of 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) mathematical science occupations is $138,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $45,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,700
5.48% 11.78%
2016
$82,890
-0.30% -
2015
$83,140
0.93% -
2014
$82,370
3.04% -
2013
$79,870
3.13% -
2012
$77,370
- -

Compare Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in eight industries in the 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 mathematical science occupations occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $108,020. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $61,010). For detailed mathematical science occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$108,020
Federal government, including USPS
$107,440
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$87,700
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$80,580
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$69,700
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$68,670
State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,210
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,010

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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