Science Job Wages

Boston Area Salaries, May 2012

 

Occupation Code Occupation Title Employment Mean Hourly Wages Mean Annual Wages
         
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 40,450 $37.77 $78,550
19-1011 Animal Scientists 50 $38.09 $79,230
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 190 $36.79 $76,530
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 50 $28.83 $59,970
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 2,860 $49.44 $102,840
19-1022 Microbiologists 1,330 $36.19 $75,280
19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 160 $27.87 $57,980
19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other 990 $52.61 $109,420
19-1031 Conservation Scientists 380 $27.94 $58,120
19-1032 Foresters 70 $28.85 $60,010
19-1041 Epidemiologists 410 $46.09 $95,860
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 8,560 $48.14 $100,130
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 520 $41.91 $87,170
19-2011 Astronomers 140 $54.70 $113,770
19-2012 Physicists 440 $64.45 $134,050
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 360 $39.19 $81,510
19-2031 Chemists 3,320 $40.25 $83,730
19-2032 Materials Scientists 470 $46.56 $96,840
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,950 $33.94 $70,600
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 150 $34.60 $71,970
19-2043 Hydrologists 120 $41.88 $87,110
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 490 $51.52 $107,160
19-3011 Economists 780 $46.88 $97,510
19-3022 Survey Researchers 460 $22.69 $47,190
19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,960 $39.49 $82,130
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 100 $39.55 $82,250
19-3039 Psychologists, All Other 300 $39.73 $82,650
19-3041 Sociologists 170 $44.40 $92,360
19-3051 Urban and Regional Planners 1,130 $34.31 $71,360
19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $36.35 $75,610
19-3093 Historians 60 $32.13 $66,820
19-3099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 570 $38.80 $80,700
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 140 $19.87 $41,340
19-4021 Biological Technicians 4,970 $21.96 $45,670
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 1,680 $23.19 $48,240
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 80 $22.35 $46,480
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians 180 $36.57 $76,060
19-4061 Social Science Research Assistants 1,770 $24.18 $50,300
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 910 $18.11 $37,680
19-4092 Forensic Science Technicians 50 $34.10 $70,940
19-4093 Forest and Conservation Technicians 150 $22.26 $46,310
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 900 $24.02 $49,970

 

— Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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