Other Physical Scientist Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for other physical scientists in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other physical scientists amongst Virginia 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Physical Scientists in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,650
25th Percentile Wage
$85,220
50th Percentile Wage
$119,340
75th Percentile Wage
$141,560
90th Percentile Wage
$161,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical scientists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.79
25th Percentile Wage
$40.97
50th Percentile Wage
$57.38
75th Percentile Wage
$68.06
90th Percentile Wage
$77.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physical scientists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $77.42. The median hourly salary is $57.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.79.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other physical scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016119,3401.07%8.21%
2015118,0601.24%-
2014116,6006.77%-
2013108,710-0.76%-
2012109,540--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Physical Scientists in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other physical scientists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other physical scientists in state of Virginia ranges from $104,110 to $104,150. The highest paying area for other physical scientists in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $104,150. The lowest paying area is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $104,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$104,150
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$104,110



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