Materials Scientist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists among New York 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Materials Scientists in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$167,280
75th Percentile Wage
$116,100
50th Percentile Wage
$88,410
25th Percentile Wage
$58,380
10th Percentile Wage
$43,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$80.42
75th Percentile Wage
$55.82
50th Percentile Wage
$42.50
25th Percentile Wage
$28.07
10th Percentile Wage
$20.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for materials scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.42. The median hourly salary is $42.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.76.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $88,410 -3.76%
2013 $91,860 1.67%
2012 $90,350 3.49%
2011 $87,300 4.25%
2010 $83,740 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for materials scientists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.58%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.67%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.49% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.25% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Materials Scientist Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Materials Scientists in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of New York ranges from $91,330 to $100,870. The highest paying area for materials scientists in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $100,870. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $97,300). The lowest paying area is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $91,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$100,870
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$97,300
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$96,100
Nassau-Suffolk
$91,330

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