National » Life, Physical, and Social Science » Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,550
25th Percentile Wage
$57,000
50th Percentile Wage
$80,530
75th Percentile Wage
$116,840
90th Percentile Wage
$159,570

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,530-2.12%4.41%
201582,2402.81%-
201479,9300.11%-
201379,8403.58%-
201276,980--

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 $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
$113,160
Manufacturing
$109,010
Information
$106,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$104,430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,540
Finance and Insurance
$91,930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$91,730
Wholesale Trade
$91,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$79,110
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$76,270
Educational Services
$58,220

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 $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
$119,450
Delaware
$118,020
California
$97,440
Maryland
$96,810
Rhode Island
$95,010
Arkansas
$94,080
Nevada
$93,900
Virginia
$93,420
North Carolina
$90,450
Connecticut
$89,920
Massachusetts
$87,440
Maine
$85,670
Pennsylvania
$85,530
Indiana
$80,430
Utah
$77,390
New York
$74,900
Kansas
$74,440
District of Columbia
$73,680
West Virginia
$72,710
Ohio
$71,780
New Hampshire
$71,260
Washington
$70,340
New Mexico
$68,200
Tennessee
$67,360
Arizona
$67,350
Hawaii
$67,190
Oregon
$65,250
Texas
$63,900
Florida
$63,860
Louisiana
$63,340
Minnesota
$62,830
Wisconsin
$62,240
Illinois
$61,860
Idaho
$60,480
Oklahoma
$60,170
South Dakota
$60,160
Vermont
$59,790
South Carolina
$59,240
Michigan
$58,220
Montana
$57,360
North Dakota
$55,390
Missouri
$53,020
Colorado
$52,890
Georgia
$52,680
Alabama
$52,650
Kentucky
$52,430
Nebraska
$48,100
Puerto Rico
$42,600



Related:

Highest paying states for medical scientists, except epidemiologists

Highest paying cities for medical scientists, except epidemiologists

Highest paying industries for medical scientists, except epidemiologists.