Highest Paying Industries for Biological Scientists, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services54.9114180
Miscellaneous Manufacturing47.7799360
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing47.7799360
Offices of Physicians46.6296980
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers46.5396770
Utilities44.7993150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services42.2587870
Scientific Research and Development Services41.5186340
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences41.4986300
Manufacturing40.7884810
All industries, private ownership only40.5984420
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing40.1783560
Hospitals, Privately owned40.1483480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned40.1383480
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)40.0683330
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)40.0683320
Chemical Manufacturing39.9883150
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing39.5982360
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)39.381740
Ambulatory Health Care Services39.0181140
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing38.8980890
Wholesale Trade37.8578720
All industries37.4677920
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories37.3377650
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting37.1877340
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry37.1877340
Support Activities for Animal Production37.1877340
Federal Executive Branch37.177170
Federal government, including the US Postal Service37.177170
Federal, State, and Local Government36.6776270
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service36.6776270
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service35.9374730
Engineering Services34.0970910
Outpatient Care Centers33.4969670
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned33.0668760
Educational Services, State government owned33.0568750
State government, including schools and hospitals32.4667520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)32.3267220
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services32.367180
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)32.367180
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals31.5565620
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods31.3265150
Management of Companies and Enterprises31.2865060
Local government, including schools and hospitals31.2364970
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers31.264900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned29.4361210
Educational Services, Privately owned29.3861100
Testing Laboratories29.2260780
Educational Services, Local government owned29.1960720
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals27.6357470
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)26.2154510
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations26.2154510
Social Advocacy Organizations25.3452710

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