Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists amongst Michigan cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,840
25th Percentile Wage
$45,490
50th Percentile Wage
$56,670
75th Percentile Wage
$74,060
90th Percentile Wage
$99,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,670
-33.25% 24.12%
2016
$75,510
3.54% -
2015
$72,840
-8.61% -
2014
$79,110
46.54% -
2013
$42,290
-1.68% -
2012
$43,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of Michigan ranges from $45,590 to $100,690. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in Michigan is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $100,690. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills (mean annual salary $95,210). The lowest paying area is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $45,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kalamazoo-Portage
$100,690
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$95,210
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$70,760
Ann Arbor
$68,700
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$58,200
Lansing-East Lansing
$45,590




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