Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates May 2017

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All selected industries

Maryland Statewide

 

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations19-000042,00088,930
42.76
47,076
22.63
109,858
52.82
81,690
39.27
Animal Scientists19-101180112,231
53.96
45,062
21.66
145,815
70.10
104,274
50.13
Food Scientists and Technologists19-101245083,067
39.94
51,984
24.99
98,608
47.41
76,024
36.55
Soil and Plant Scientists19-101324083,121
39.96
49,129
23.62
100,116
48.13
77,025
37.03
Biochemists and Biophysicists19-10211,23087,492
42.06
57,250
27.52
102,613
49.33
79,806
38.37
Microbiologists19-10222,14096,863
46.57
54,752
26.32
117,919
56.69
94,833
45.59
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists19-102321099,804
47.98
61,555
29.59
118,929
57.18
101,111
48.61
Biological Scientists, All Other19-10293,720104,215
50.10
68,506
32.94
122,070
58.69
95,759
46.04
Conservation Scientists19-103147075,942
36.51
50,834
24.44
88,496
42.55
65,448
31.47
Foresters19-10327062,692
30.14
49,104
23.61
69,487
33.41
63,725
30.64
Epidemiologists19-104134076,465
36.76
52,714
25.34
88,341
42.47
70,201
33.75
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists19-10423,980113,726
54.68
59,549
28.63
140,815
67.70
99,260
47.72
Life Scientists, All Other19-109942094,306
45.34
56,999
27.40
112,959
54.31
89,939
43.24
Astronomers19-2011 125,697
60.43
84,247
40.50
146,423
70.40
127,340
61.22
Physicists19-20121,260124,469
59.84
83,876
40.33
144,765
69.60
123,239
59.25
Atmospheric and Space Scientists19-2021570104,907
50.44
69,097
33.22
122,811
59.04
103,903
49.95
Chemists19-20313,300112,117
53.90
73,633
35.40
131,358
63.15
112,024
53.86
Materials Scientists19-2032230109,997
52.88
74,411
35.77
127,789
61.44
110,911
53.32
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health19-20412,23079,192
38.07
49,603
23.85
93,987
45.19
74,601
35.87
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers19-204244090,781
43.64
51,726
24.87
110,308
53.03
88,273
42.44
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The 'Median Wage History' wages have been updated for any inflationary pressures through December 2017

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance
Occupational Employment Statistics Program

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Last updated April 2018