The salary statistics of medical scientists, except epidemiologists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of medical scientists, except epidemiologists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The medical scientists, except epidemiologists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $159,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,550. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 258% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in 11 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for medical scientists, except epidemiologists occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $113,160. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $58,220).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only medical scientists, except epidemiologists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,600 to $119,450. The highest paying state for medical scientists, except epidemiologists is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $119,450. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $42,600. For more salary information of medical scientists, except epidemiologists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |