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Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous mathematical science occupations are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous mathematical science occupations in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous mathematical science occupations within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous mathematical science occupations 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. Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,890
25th Percentile Wage
$36,810
50th Percentile Wage
$60,290
75th Percentile Wage
$97,200
90th Percentile Wage
$151,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous mathematical science occupations. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous mathematical science occupations is $151,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,890. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 423% 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 miscellaneous mathematical science occupations from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,2902.84%6.44%
201558,580-4.73%-
201461,3506.06%-
201357,6302.12%-
201256,410--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous mathematical science occupations in 6 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 miscellaneous mathematical science occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $109,820. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $40,980).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$109,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$76,340
Manufacturing
$63,170
Finance and Insurance
$62,320
Educational Services
$48,160
Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,980


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