Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists amongst Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,820
25th Percentile Wage
$56,600
50th Percentile Wage
$77,340
75th Percentile Wage
$110,470
90th Percentile Wage
$157,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.07
25th Percentile Wage
$27.21
50th Percentile Wage
$37.18
75th Percentile Wage
$53.11
90th Percentile Wage
$75.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.84. The median hourly salary is $37.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,3408.64%18.10%
201570,66013.56%-
201461,080-0.88%-
201361,620-2.79%-
201263,340--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of Texas ranges from $64,830 to $104,270. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $104,270. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $98,280). The lowest paying area is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $64,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$104,270
Fort Worth-Arlington
$98,280
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$78,870
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$64,830


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