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Materials Scientist Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual salary statistics of materials scientists in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York is shown in Table 1. The wage data of materials scientists in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,550
25th Percentile Wage
$85,690
50th Percentile Wage
$112,140
75th Percentile Wage
$134,380
90th Percentile Wage
$158,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,550.

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
$112,140
6.34% 13.64%
2017
$105,030
5.63% -
2016
$99,120
4.89% -
2015
$94,270
-3.21% -
2014
$97,300
1.90% -
2013
$95,450
-1.46% -
2012
$96,840
- -

Table 2. Compare Materials Scientist Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $112,140, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the second highest paying city for materials scientists in state of New York, following the highest paying city Rochester (median annual salary of $141,240). Compared with Rochester, the median annual salary of materials scientists in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 20.6 percent (20.6%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.