Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of biochemists and biophysicists in Kansas City is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,530
25th Percentile Wage
$57,760
50th Percentile Wage
$77,450
75th Percentile Wage
$128,500
90th Percentile Wage
$141,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $141,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,530.

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
$77,450
2.61% 35.04%
2016
$75,430
1.03% -
2015
$74,650
0.35% -
2014
$74,390
20.84% -
2013
$58,890
14.57% -
2012
$50,310
- -

Table 3. Compare Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $77,450, Kansas City is the highest paying city for biochemists and biophysicists in state of Missouri, followed by St Louis (median annual salary $76,200). In comparison, the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in Kansas City is 1.6 percent (1.6%) higher than that in St Louis.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$77,450
St Louis
$76,200



See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.