Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical scientists, except epidemiologists among Louisiana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,730
25th Percentile Wage
$53,150
50th Percentile Wage
$63,340
75th Percentile Wage
$99,630
90th Percentile Wage
$146,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.55
25th Percentile Wage
$25.55
50th Percentile Wage
$30.45
75th Percentile Wage
$47.90
90th Percentile Wage
$70.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.48. The median hourly salary is $30.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,340-18.23%10.63%
201574,8902.90%-
201472,72023.42%-
201355,690-1.65%-
201256,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in state of Louisiana ranges from $50,130 to $67,580. The highest paying area for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $67,580. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Shreveport-Bossier City (mean annual salary $60,350). The lowest paying area is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $50,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$67,580
Shreveport-Bossier City
$60,350
Baton Rouge
$50,130


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