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Materials Scientist Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists among Tennessee 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,230
25th Percentile Wage
$51,360
50th Percentile Wage
$80,310
75th Percentile Wage
$111,520
90th Percentile Wage
$141,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $141,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,310
-12.91% -3.97%
2016
$90,680
21.78% -
2015
$70,930
17.76% -
2014
$58,330
-36.74% -
2013
$79,760
-4.69% -
2012
$83,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Materials Scientists in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of Tennessee ranges from $73,620 to $86,740. The highest paying area for materials scientists in Tennessee is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,740. The lowest paying area is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $73,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$86,740
Knoxville
$73,620




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