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Want to work in Nebraska as a Medical Scientist? Read this first!

7.4% Jobs Projection
$54,270 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Medical Scientists Work in Nebraska?

In Nebraska, there were 620 people working as Medical Scientists in the year 2018.

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


Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Medical Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.4%.


Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 580 total jobs in 2026 for Medical Scientists in this state.

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

What do Medical Scientists Make in Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Medical Scientists ranged from $38,470 to $185,770 with $54,270 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.5 to $89.31. The median hourly rate was $26.09.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.85.

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


Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 510 $50,810
Lincoln, NE 70 $75,270

Top States for Medical Scientists Employment

The table below shows the states 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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