Other Physical Scientist Salary Information in New York

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$137,330
75th Percentile Wage
$114,930
50th Percentile Wage
$90,350
25th Percentile Wage
$71,700
10th Percentile Wage
$58,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical 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 $137,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$66.02
75th Percentile Wage
$55.25
50th Percentile Wage
$43.44
25th Percentile Wage
$34.47
10th Percentile Wage
$27.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physical scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.02. The median hourly salary is $43.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.90.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $90,350 -2.07%
2013 $92,260 1.92%
2012 $90,520 2.01%
2011 $88,740 3.14%
2010 $86,040 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for other physical scientists in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.01%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.92%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.01% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.14% in 2011.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Other Physical Scientists
$90,350
Physicists
$106,960
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$83,400
Chemists
$69,850
Materials Scientists
$88,410
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$70,640
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$69,430

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

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of other physical scientists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other physical scientists in state of New York ranges from $54,050 to $107,940. The highest paying area for other physical scientists in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $107,940. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $107,390). The lowest paying area is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $54,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$107,940
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$107,390
Nassau-Suffolk
$104,880
Rochester
$96,030
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$84,620
Syracuse
$54,050

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