Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among Puerto Rico 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 Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$124,870
75th Percentile Wage
$93,660
50th Percentile Wage
$76,450
25th Percentile Wage
$59,920
10th Percentile Wage
$50,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$60.03
75th Percentile Wage
$45.03
50th Percentile Wage
$36.75
25th Percentile Wage
$28.81
10th Percentile Wage
$24.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.03. The median hourly salary is $36.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.46.

Table 3. Average Atmospheric and Space Scientist Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$76,450
Chemists
$54,290
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$34,660
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$58,510
Other Physical Scientists
$36,680

Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary by State

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