Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among New Jersey 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,660
25th Percentile Wage
$66,990
50th Percentile Wage
$96,620
75th Percentile Wage
$136,050
90th Percentile Wage
$154,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of atmospheric and space scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,620
-2.75% -17.76%
2016
$99,280
-1.97% -
2015
$101,240
-1.40% -
2014
$102,660
-1.98% -
2013
$104,690
-8.68% -
2012
$113,780
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