The annual and hourly salary statistics of materials scientists in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of materials scientists in Buffalo-Niagara Falls 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||$41,670|
|25th Percentile Wage||$47,230|
|50th Percentile Wage||$83,750|
|75th Percentile Wage||$110,670|
|90th Percentile Wage||$137,690|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,670.
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||1-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $83,750, Buffalo-Niagara Falls is the lowest paying city for materials scientists in state of New York, following city of Rochester (median annual salary of $131,240). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of materials scientists in Buffalo-Niagara Falls is about 36.2 percent (36.2%) lower than that of the highest paying city Rochester.
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