Materials Scientist Salary Information in Texas

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,260
25th Percentile Wage
$82,460
50th Percentile Wage
$110,460
75th Percentile Wage
$155,420
90th Percentile Wage
$195,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $195,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $110,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,260.

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
$110,460
-3.62% 7.33%
2016
$114,460
21.94% -
2015
$89,350
-24.81% -
2014
$111,520
5.26% -
2013
$105,650
3.11% -
2012
$102,360
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of Texas ranges from $47,420 to $141,380. The highest paying area for materials scientists in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $141,380. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $104,040). The lowest paying area is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $47,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$141,380
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$104,040
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$103,510
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$90,700
Fort Worth-Arlington
$69,050
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$47,420




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