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Materials Scientist Salary in Provo-Orem, Utah

The annual salary statistics of materials scientists in Provo-Orem, Utah is shown in Table 1. The wage data of materials scientists in Provo-Orem 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 Provo-Orem, Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Provo-Orem, Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,840.

Median salary trend

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of materials scientists from 2012 to 2014. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2018.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
3.53% -6.63%
-10.53% -
- -

Table 2. Compare Materials Scientist Salary in Provo-Orem with Other Utah Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $76,970, Provo-Orem is the second highest paying city for materials scientists in state of Utah, following the highest paying city Salt Lake City (median annual salary of $82,420). Compared with Salt Lake City, the median annual salary of materials scientists in Provo-Orem is 6.6 percent (6.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City

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