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What is the average salary for a Materials Scientist?

The average salary of a Materials Scientist is $91,160. Salaries start from $46,700 and go up to $138,570. Please note that the average salary for a Materials Scientist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $138,570
Starting ($46.7k)
Junior ($64.8k)
Experienced ($88.7k)
Senior ($113.4k)
Highest ($138.6k)
Highest

The top 10% of Materials Scientists in United States earn:

$138,570
Senior

The top 25% of Materials Scientists in United States earn:

$113,380
Experienced

The middle 50% of Materials Scientists in United States earn:

$88,660
Junior

The bottom 25% of Materials Scientists in United States earn:

$64,750
Starting

The bottom 10% of Materials Scientists in United States earn:

$46,700

Historical salary

Materials Scientist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Minnesota 107,360 1
California 101,350 2
Texas 100,810 3
New York 99,920 4
New Jersey 97,470 5
Ohio 96,740 6
Connecticut 95,830 7
Virginia 93,140 8
United States 91,160 9
West Virginia 90,850 10
Oregon 88,740 11
North Carolina 87,900 12
Colorado 86,710 13
Massachusetts 86,530 14
Pennsylvania 86,350 15
Maryland 85,730 16
Utah 85,650 17
Tennessee 85,040 18
Indiana 84,400 19
Arizona 83,070 20
Michigan 82,780 21
Georgia 81,620 22
Missouri 79,790 23
South Carolina 78,170 24
Illinois 78,120 25
Delaware 77,230 26
Maine 76,400 27
Florida 71,840 28

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