Highest Paying Industries for Medical Scientists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers62.33129650
Federal Executive Branch57.74120110
Federal government, including the US Postal Service57.74120110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned56.83118210
Mining54.51113390
Computer Systems Design and Related Services53.69111670
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing52.6109410
Chemical Manufacturing52.59109380
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers52.5109190
Manufacturing52.09108340
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing51.02106120
Wholesale Trade50.69105430
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers50.56105160
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods50.54105130
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing49.09102110
Offices of Physicians49.06102040
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences48.77101450
Scientific Research and Development Services48.66101200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services48.57101030
Management of Companies and Enterprises48.0399900
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories47.5198830
Finance and Insurance47.3398440
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities47.3398440
Miscellaneous Manufacturing47.1398020
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing47.1398020
Ambulatory Health Care Services46.9297590
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods46.5496810
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers46.5496810
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned46.5396770
All industries, private ownership only45.7995250
Insurance Carriers45.7195090
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)45.5194650
Engineering Services45.3294270
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services43.9791460
Testing Laboratories43.5290520
Grantmaking and Giving Services43.2890020
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities43.0589540
All industries42.9589340
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)42.1687700
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations42.1687700
Hospitals, Local government owned41.9787300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned41.9787300
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services41.9287190
Employment Services41.6486600
Outpatient Care Centers41.5786470
Social Advocacy Organizations41.4186140
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)41.3385960
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations40.985080
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services40.6284500
Administrative and Support Services40.6284500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)40.684450
Federal, State, and Local Government39.2781690
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service39.2781690
Hospitals, Privately owned38.8680830
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)38.580080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)37.978830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned37.6978390
Local government, including schools and hospitals36.5375970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned35.7274290
Hospitals, State government owned34.7472260
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals34.1971110
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals34.0270760
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service33.8970490
Educational Services, Privately owned32.5267640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned32.4767540
State government, including schools and hospitals32.1666900
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)31.8466220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.8266190
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services31.7265970
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services31.7265970
Educational Services, State government owned31.4865470
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned31.4865470
Social Assistance31.4565410
Individual and Family Services31.4565410
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned30.7363930
Specialty hospitals, State government owned30.6463720

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