How Much Do Life Scientists Make?

On average, life scientists make $39.94 per hour or $83,080 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Life Scientists?

Hourly income for Life scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Life scientists $20.15 $25.48 $34.59 $48.11 $64.99
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Life Scientists?

Annual salary for Life scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Life scientists $41,910 $53,000 $71,950 $100,080 $135,170
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics