Materials Scientist Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for materials scientists in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of materials scientists among Utah metropolitan areas 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 Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,480
25th Percentile Wage
$61,960
50th Percentile Wage
$81,530
75th Percentile Wage
$111,160
90th Percentile Wage
$125,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,480.

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
$81,530
6.05% -14.58%
2016
$76,600
1.62% -
2015
$75,360
-4.87% -
2014
$79,030
5.05% -
2013
$75,040
-24.49% -
2012
$93,420
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of materials scientists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of materials scientists in state of Utah ranges from $76,970 to $91,910. The highest paying area for materials scientists in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $91,910. The lowest paying area is Provo-Orem with a median annual salary of $76,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$91,910
Provo-Orem
$76,970




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