Materials scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Materials scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $57,960
Arizona $87,510
California $106,340
Colorado $112,630
Connecticut $127,430
Delaware $66,960
Florida $92,760
Georgia $84,550
Iowa $86,190
Illinois $94,920
Indiana $124,530
Kentucky $74,440
Louisiana $113,540
Massachusetts $96,210
Maryland $105,640
Maine $68,060
Michigan $80,450
Minnesota $91,930
Missouri $86,610
North Carolina $109,730
New Hampshire $82,470
New Jersey $106,140
New Mexico $137,240
Nevada $116,090
New York $107,790
Ohio $95,390
Oregon $97,750
Pennsylvania $100,950
South Carolina $78,520
Tennessee $75,010
Texas $108,780
Utah $88,250
Virginia $85,190
Wisconsin $79,740
West Virginia $97,110

How do materials scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Materials scientists earn about the same as related careers in Virginia. On average, they make less than mathematicians but more than bioinformatics scientists.

Career Median Salary
Mathematician salary $123K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $123K
Physicist salary $102K
Atmospheric scientist salary $105K
Geospatial information scientist salary $105K
Materials scientist salary $85K
Chemist salary $96K
Geologist salary $86K
Molecular biologist salary $83K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $83K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)