Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists among New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,870
25th Percentile Wage
$81,620
50th Percentile Wage
$112,150
75th Percentile Wage
$146,000
90th Percentile Wage
$180,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,870.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$112,150
1.21% 6.55%
2015
$110,790
-0.98% -
2014
$111,880
0.27% -
2013
$111,580
6.08% -
2012
$104,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of New Jersey ranges from $88,580 to $119,320. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $119,320. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $100,890). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $88,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$119,320
Edison-New Brunswick
$100,890
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$97,160
Wilmington
$91,700
Camden
$88,580




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