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Materials Scientist Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual salary statistics of materials scientists in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York is shown in Table 1. The wage information of materials scientists in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Materials Scientists in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,250
25th Percentile Wage
$80,370
50th Percentile Wage
$99,460
75th Percentile Wage
$120,740
90th Percentile Wage
$134,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $134,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,250.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials scientists from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$99,460
-7.43% 11.01%
2017
$106,850
0.57% -
2016
$106,240
9.54% -
2014
$96,100
4.41% -
2013
$91,860
3.65% -
2012
$88,510
- -

Table 2. Compare Materials Scientist Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $99,460 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for materials scientists in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of materials scientists in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 29.6 percent (29.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Rochester and 15.8 percent (15.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Buffalo-Niagara Falls.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$141,240
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$112,140
Nassau-Suffolk
$102,880
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$100,870
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$99,460
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$83,750



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