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Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary Information

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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,120
25th Percentile Wage
$57,820
50th Percentile Wage
$82,090
75th Percentile Wage
$117,470
90th Percentile Wage
$160,520

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 $160,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,120. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 255% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,090
1.90% 6.22%
2016
$80,530
-2.12% -
2015
$82,240
2.81% -
2014
$79,930
0.11% -
2013
$79,840
3.58% -
2012
$76,980
- -

Table 2. Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary by Industry Sector

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 $125,400. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $58,360).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$125,400
Manufacturing
$114,000
Federal, State, and Local Government
$109,060
Information
$106,270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$94,740
Finance and Insurance
$91,930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$91,730
Wholesale Trade
$89,040
Health Care and Social Assistance
$80,010
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$76,270
Educational Services
$58,360

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists by States

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 $41,560 to $130,040. The highest paying state for medical scientists, except epidemiologists is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $130,040. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $41,560. 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
$130,040
Delaware
$106,380
Nevada
$100,890
Connecticut
$99,920
Maryland
$99,260
California
$97,240
Pennsylvania
$95,440
Virginia
$93,420
North Carolina
$89,660
Maine
$87,760
Massachusetts
$84,980
District of Columbia
$83,240
Arkansas
$80,820
Indiana
$80,430
Rhode Island
$77,930
New York
$77,660
Washington
$77,450
Oklahoma
$77,370
New Hampshire
$77,350
Hawaii
$76,950
Ohio
$75,240
Utah
$70,280
Kansas
$70,180
West Virginia
$69,510
New Mexico
$69,380
Minnesota
$68,870
Florida
$68,560
Montana
$68,080
Idaho
$67,230
Oregon
$66,820
Arizona
$66,160
Illinois
$65,780
North Dakota
$65,590
Kentucky
$64,900
South Dakota
$64,750
Tennessee
$63,380
South Carolina
$62,790
Louisiana
$62,420
Iowa
$61,720
Texas
$61,720
Wisconsin
$60,190
Vermont
$59,790
Georgia
$56,260
Michigan
$55,470
Missouri
$53,220
Colorado
$53,180
Alabama
$51,960
Nebraska
$48,330
Mississippi
$43,890
Puerto Rico
$41,560



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