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Other Physical Scientist Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for other physical scientists in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other physical scientists among Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$135,240
75th Percentile Wage
$117,440
50th Percentile Wage
$91,180
25th Percentile Wage
$69,020
10th Percentile Wage
$60,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical scientists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$65.02
75th Percentile Wage
$56.46
50th Percentile Wage
$43.84
25th Percentile Wage
$33.18
10th Percentile Wage
$29.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physical scientists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.02. The median hourly salary is $43.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.02.

Table 3. Average Other Physical Scientist Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Physicists
$117,160
Chemists
$78,070
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$81,520
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$64,640
Other Physical Scientists
$91,180

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Other Physical Scientists in Rhode Island Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of other physical scientists in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other physical scientists in state of Rhode Island ranges from $91,180 to $109,290. The highest paying area for other physical scientists in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $109,290. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $91,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$109,290
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$91,180

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