Highest Paying Industries for Life Scientists, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch53.26110790
Federal government, including the US Postal Service53.26110790
Food Manufacturing50.88105820
Other Food Manufacturing50.14104290
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services49.73103450
Utilities48.59101060
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution48.59101060
Chemical Manufacturing47.9399700
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing47.9399700
Manufacturing46.5796860
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing45.1493890
Management of Companies and Enterprises44.6992960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.891110
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences43.3390120
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing43.2790010
Scientific Research and Development Services42.9189250
All industries, private ownership only42.1987760
Miscellaneous Manufacturing41.2385750
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing41.2385750
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned40.7984850
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)40.5984430
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations40.5984430
Educational Services, Privately owned40.3583920
Offices of Physicians40.3183840
Social Advocacy Organizations39.782580
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services39.0381190
Ambulatory Health Care Services38.3879820
All industries38.1179270
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)37.1777310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned36.9176760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.6176140
Hospitals, Privately owned36.2775450
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)36.0374950
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals35.7274290
Local government, including schools and hospitals35.5573950
Wholesale Trade35.2873380
Federal, State, and Local Government34.872380
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.872380
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.6372040
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.1768990
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities32.5567710
Educational Services, State government owned31.8966320
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned31.8666270
State government, including schools and hospitals30.9664390
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories29.8962160
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.2760880

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