Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,210
25th Percentile Wage
$88,710
50th Percentile Wage
$109,060
75th Percentile Wage
$134,410
90th Percentile Wage
$152,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists 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) medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $152,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $109,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $62,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$109,060
4.25% 4.32%
2016
$104,430
-1.47% -
2015
$105,960
1.53% -
2014
$104,340
0.00% -
2013
$104,340
-0.01% -
2012
$104,350
- -

Compare Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of medical scientists, except epidemiologists 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 medical scientist, except epidemiologists occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $123,240. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $57,340). For detailed medical scientist, except epidemiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$123,240
Federal government, including USPS
$123,240
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$109,060
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$92,480
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$81,320
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$78,970
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$61,490
State government, including schools and hospitals
$57,340

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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