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Materials Scientist Salary in Salt Lake City, Utah

The annual salary statistics of materials scientists in Salt Lake City, Utah is shown in Table 1. The wage statistics of materials scientists in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City, Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,970
25th Percentile Wage
$64,920
50th Percentile Wage
$82,420
75th Percentile Wage
$119,630
90th Percentile Wage
$140,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for materials scientists in Salt Lake City, Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,970.

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
$82,420
-11.51% -21.32%
2014
$91,910
6.59% -
2013
$85,850
-16.47% -
2012
$99,990
- -

Table 2. Compare Materials Scientist Salary in Salt Lake City with Other Utah Cities

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

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$82,420
Provo-Orem
$76,970



See also: Top paying jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah.