The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemists in Odessa, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chemists in Odessa is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$30,070|
|25th Percentile Wage||$36,890|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,870|
|75th Percentile Wage||$66,290|
|90th Percentile Wage||$81,410|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Odessa, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,070.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,870 in Odessa is in the middle of salary range for chemists in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of chemists in Odessa is 50.5 percent (50.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 5.7 percent (5.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying College Station-Bryan.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|El Paso|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |