Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Missouri

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,180
25th Percentile Wage
$56,250
50th Percentile Wage
$74,460
75th Percentile Wage
$104,910
90th Percentile Wage
$144,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,180.

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
$74,460
-5.04% 13.26%
2016
$78,210
4.87% -
2015
$74,400
-5.12% -
2014
$78,210
12.77% -
2013
$68,220
5.32% -
2012
$64,590
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of Missouri ranges from $76,200 to $77,450. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $77,450. The lowest paying area is St Louis with a median annual salary of $76,200.

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




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