Materials Scientist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists amongst Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Materials Scientists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,710
75th Percentile Wage
$104,670
50th Percentile Wage
$83,780
25th Percentile Wage
$64,400
10th Percentile Wage
$49,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.59
75th Percentile Wage
$50.32
50th Percentile Wage
$40.28
25th Percentile Wage
$30.96
10th Percentile Wage
$23.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials scientists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.59. The median hourly salary is $40.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.85.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $83,780 -3.36%
2013 $86,690 21.13%
2012 $71,570 -7.48%
2011 $77,360 -11.81%
2010 $87,720 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for materials scientists in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 21.13%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Materials Scientist Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

Materials Scientist Salary by State

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