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Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of biochemists and biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,880
25th Percentile Wage
$61,320
50th Percentile Wage
$74,700
75th Percentile Wage
$96,520
90th Percentile Wage
$122,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.62
25th Percentile Wage
$29.48
50th Percentile Wage
$35.90
75th Percentile Wage
$46.41
90th Percentile Wage
$58.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.88. The median hourly salary is $35.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.62.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,700-0.19%-0.39%
201574,840-7.84%-
201480,7104.78%-
201376,8502.42%-
201274,990--

Table 3. Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Baltimore-Towson with Other Maryland Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $74,700, Baltimore-Towson is the second highest paying city for biochemists and biophysicists in state of Maryland, following the highest paying city Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (median annual salary of $81,370). Compared with Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in Baltimore-Towson is 8.2 percent (8.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$81,370
Baltimore-Towson
$74,700

See also: Top paying jobs in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland.