Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All 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 Occupations19-000042,54081,736
39.25
44,008
21.25
100,600
48.25
74,515
35.75
Animal Scientists19-10119085,570
41.25
48,277
23.25
104,217
50.00
81,566
39.25
Food Scientists and Technologists19-101218072,803
35.00
37,341
18.00
90,535
43.50
68,780
33.00
Soil and Plant Scientists19-101321078,675
37.75
48,646
23.50
93,690
45.00
68,790
33.00
Biochemists and Biophysicists19-10211,15077,015
37.00
44,530
21.50
93,257
44.75
72,287
34.75
Microbiologists19-10221,260103,079
49.50
64,090
30.75
122,574
59.00
98,357
47.25
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists19-102321098,286
47.25
63,475
30.50
115,691
55.50
97,740
47.00
Biological Scientists, All Other19-10293,64093,646
45.00
60,865
29.25
110,038
53.00
87,726
42.25
Conservation Scientists19-103144073,090
35.25
47,236
22.75
86,017
41.25
62,698
30.25
Foresters19-10327060,327
29.00
37,780
18.25
71,601
34.50
62,463
30.00
Epidemiologists19-104128072,931
35.00
53,074
25.50
82,859
39.75
66,626
32.00
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists19-10424,40093,886
45.25
56,045
27.00
112,806
54.25
88,051
42.25
Life Scientists, All Other19-109961080,498
38.75
48,803
23.50
96,345
46.25
69,055
33.25
Astronomers19-2011460115,343
55.50
68,452
33.00
138,789
66.75
116,239
56.00
Physicists19-20121,520123,697
59.50
69,597
33.50
150,748
72.50
116,254
56.00
Atmospheric and Space Scientists19-202177092,880
44.75
55,868
26.75
111,385
53.50
89,165
42.75
Chemists19-20313,300106,651
51.25
63,713
30.75
128,120
61.50
104,304
50.25
Materials Scientists19-203215092,116
44.25
51,683
24.75
112,333
54.00
101,240
48.75
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health19-20412,22074,900
36.00
46,957
22.50
88,873
42.75
68,423
33.00
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers19-204265082,911
39.75
54,752
26.25
96,991
46.75
76,450
36.75
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These wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2012

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

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Last updated April 2013