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Materials Scientist Salary in Rochester, New York

The annual salary statistics of materials scientists in Rochester, New York is shown in Table 1. The wage data of materials scientists in Rochester 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 Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$109,800
25th Percentile Wage
$122,080
50th Percentile Wage
$141,240
75th Percentile Wage
$156,560
90th Percentile Wage
$165,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $141,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $109,800.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2018.

YearMedian Salary Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$141,240
7.08% 10.63%
2017
$131,240
3.82% -
2016
$126,230
0.00% -
2012
$126,230
- -

Table 2. Compare Materials Scientist Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

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

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 Rochester, New York.