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Other Life Scientist Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for other life scientists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other life scientists among Pennsylvania 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 Other Life Scientists in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,940
25th Percentile Wage
$61,940
50th Percentile Wage
$69,180
75th Percentile Wage
$78,850
90th Percentile Wage
$96,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life scientists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,180
0.20% 9.09%
2016
$69,040
-1.25% -
2015
$69,900
6.67% -
2014
$65,240
1.84% -
2013
$64,040
1.80% -
2012
$62,890
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Life Scientists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other life scientists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other life scientists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $66,190 to $89,290. The highest paying area for other life scientists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $89,290. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $73,110). The lowest paying area is Pittsburgh with a median annual salary of $66,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$89,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$73,110
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$67,610
Pittsburgh
$66,190




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