AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN SCIENTISTS*

AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN SCIENTISTS* Occupation Total Male Female Minority Health Physics $45,790 $47,562 $38,983 $40,483 Physics 54,191 54,769 44,527 50,817 Geophysics 48,469 49,840 37,423 46,636 Hydrology 41,580 43,160 32,331 38,501 Chemistry 44,804 47,040 38,307 40,726 Metallurgy 52,426 52,754 45,935 50,565 Astro./Space 58,463 58,955 51,404 59,565 Science Meteorology 43,157 43,727 35,656 45,538 Geology 44,954 46,919 36,260 40,437 Oceanography 47,917 49,832 37,

The Scientist Staff
Mar 15, 1992


AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN SCIENTISTS*

Occupation Total Male Female Minority Health Physics $45,790 $47,562 $38,983 $40,483 Physics 54,191 54,769 44,527 50,817 Geophysics 48,469 49,840 37,423 46,636 Hydrology 41,580 43,160 32,331 38,501 Chemistry 44,804 47,040 38,307 40,726 Metallurgy 52,426 52,754 45,935 50,565 Astro./Space 58,463 58,955 51,404 59,565 Science Meteorology 43,157 43,727 35,656 45,538 Geology 44,954 46,919 36,260 40,437 Oceanography 47,917 49,832 37,875 43,792 Geodesy 42,246 43,146 37,204 41,810 General Biol. 41,270 43,830 34,557 38,102

Science Microbiology 41,799 45,246 36,747 38,768 Pharmacology 50,720 51,815 47,112 48,901 Ecology 41,404 43,631 33,881 40,998 Zoology 52,340 54,973 39,567 36,452 Physiology 47,000 48,558 41,957 44,178 Entomology 46,979 48,036 36,857 41,512

Source: Office of Personnel Management * As of Sept. 30, 1990

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