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Medical Scientists in Massachusetts

Considering a career as a Medical Scientist in Massachusetts?

13.4% Jobs Projection
$84,070 Median Salary
1,160 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Medical Scientists in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Medical Scientists in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Medical Scientists in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Medical Scientists Work in Massachusetts?

In 2018, there were 13,430 Medical Scientists working in the state.

There were 11,170 Medical Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Medical Scientists in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,115 Medical Scientists working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Medical Scientists than average.

Medical Scientists in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Medical Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 13.4% which is similar to nationwide projections.

Job Projections for Medical Scientists: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,160 annual Medical Scientists job openings in Massachusetts, and 12,970 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,100 annual jobs and 136,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Medical Scientists Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Medical Scientists ranged from $45,620 to $152,890 with $84,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.93 to $73.5. The median hourly rate was $40.42.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.85 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.43.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Medical Scientists Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Medical Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Medical Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 12,860 $83,810
Worcester, MA-CT 480 $90,080
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 360 $92,180
Springfield, MA-CT 40 $73,120

Top States for Medical Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Medical Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,080 $99,100
Massachusetts 13,430 $84,070
New York 9,500 $78,900
Pennsylvania 7,970 $103,110
Washington 5,570 $78,680
Texas 5,240 $60,270
Maryland 5,010 $99,740
North Carolina 4,500 $88,690
Illinois 3,510 $75,990
Florida 3,470 $77,420
Ohio 3,430 $67,850
New Jersey 2,960 $128,210
Minnesota 2,920 $83,670
Michigan 2,550 $58,250
Missouri 1,830 $55,090
Virginia 1,800 $89,220
Oregon 1,720 $71,390
Georgia 1,710 $62,600
Indiana 1,550 $0
Arizona 1,500 $83,260

Below are the states where Medical Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $128,210
Connecticut $111,840
Delaware $110,750
Pennsylvania $103,110
Maryland $99,740
Nevada $99,720
California $99,100
Maine $94,100
Rhode Island $91,110
Virginia $89,220

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