Pay Trends for Science & Biotech Jobs

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The latest medicines and most-efficient fuels come from the minds and hands of science and biotech professionals. Those with scientific know-how find work as physicists, chemists and crime scene technicians. In private industry, these workers are mostly found in the research labs of major corporations as well as think tanks and research institutes.

Wage Growth for Science and Biotech Jobs, Q4 2018

0.9%

since last quarter

1.7%

year over year

15.8%

since 2006

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The PayScale Index: Science and Biotech Jobs (US)20172018% Change Since 200611.0%11.5%12.0%12.5%13.0%13.5%14.0%14.5%15.0%15.5%16.0%) Science and Biotech ...© 2019 PayScale, Inc.

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Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation

The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.

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