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Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates 2020

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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Empl %RSE Mean wage Mean %RSE Entry wage Exp. wage 10th pct Median wage
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations19-000044,0103.8695,848
46.08
4.6151,772
24.89
117,886
56.68
44,993
21.63
90,620
43.57
Animal Scientists19-101110013.8491,359
43.92
8.4854,906
26.40
109,586
52.69
51,665
24.84
86,605
41.64
Food Scientists and Technologists19-101223032.4992,176
44.32
3.7950,104
24.09
113,212
54.43
45,787
22.01
84,049
40.41
Soil and Plant Scientists19-101348045.35107,159
51.52
3.3372,783
34.99
124,347
59.78
63,060
30.32
112,925
54.29
Biochemists and Biophysicists19-102168019.00101,955
49.02
4.7664,605
31.06
120,631
58.00
56,744
27.28
97,500
46.88
Microbiologists19-10221,9008.76105,986
50.95
3.2864,565
31.04
126,696
60.91
55,846
26.85
100,478
48.31
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists19-10233304.7883,050
39.93
4.9048,141
23.14
100,504
48.32
45,450
21.85
71,911
34.57
Biological Scientists, All Other19-10294,3705.07108,490
52.16
1.9868,750
33.05
128,360
61.71
60,022
28.86
102,667
49.36
Conservation Scientists19-103138012.0584,610
40.68
4.7449,307
23.71
102,261
49.16
44,134
21.22
73,442
35.31
Foresters19-1032 62.7170,432
33.86
3.4259,819
28.76
75,739
36.41
55,784
26.82
72,003
34.62
Epidemiologists19-10413807.46100,991
48.55
5.7359,037
28.38
121,967
58.64
55,389
26.63
83,439
40.11
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists19-10425,48017.19104,362
50.17
4.6562,085
29.85
125,501
60.34
55,090
26.49
99,050
47.62
Life Scientists, All Other19-10994108.00101,158
48.63
2.7466,720
32.08
118,377
56.91
58,510
28.13
96,104
46.20
Physicists19-20122,01034.90128,214
61.64
1.8779,091
38.02
152,776
73.45
68,496
32.93
133,713
64.28
Atmospheric and Space Scientists19-20217308.39106,116
51.02
3.1264,791
31.15
126,778
60.95
57,451
27.62
107,399
51.63
Chemists19-20313,1103.89119,684
57.54
4.3275,579
36.34
141,737
68.14
64,272
30.90
119,786
57.59
Materials Scientists19-203216026.4894,244
45.31
5.4351,989
24.99
115,371
55.47
46,495
22.35
81,992
39.42
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health19-20412,08019.8684,647
40.70
2.8452,837
25.40
100,552
48.34
48,553
23.34
79,224
38.09
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers19-20425307.7894,178
45.28
2.0355,737
26.80
113,398
54.52
53,056
25.51
87,527
42.08
Hydrologists19-20436016.50112,352
54.02
2.4177,113
37.07
129,971
62.49
64,690
31.10
118,110
56.78
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Last updated April 2021