The annual and hourly salary statistics of materials scientists in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of materials scientists in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$45,910|
|25th Percentile Wage||$60,830|
|50th Percentile Wage||$74,860|
|75th Percentile Wage||$89,450|
|90th Percentile Wage||$99,750|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,910.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials scientists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $74,860 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for materials scientists in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of materials scientists in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 27.6 percent (27.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford and 4.9 percent (4.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |