Salary for Other Life Scientists

Also known as:  Life Science Taxonomist

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A Life Scientist will usually earn a compensation of around $41,840 to $154,850 based on tenure and industry expertise. Life Scientists usually get an average wage of ninety-two thousand one hundred and seventy dollars yearly.

Life Scientists can get the best compensation in California, which has average job salaries of just about $109,720. This group of people have the highest pay levels in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can earn job pay of $115,640.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 63.66 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Other Life Scientists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$115,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$97,840
Wholesale Trade
$96,450
Manufacturing
$95,660
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$85,030
Public Administration
$83,540

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$57,370
Educational Services
$71,260
Health Care and Social Assistance
$76,270
Public Administration
$83,540
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$85,030
Manufacturing
$95,660