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Medical Scientists in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Medical Scientist?

17.9% Jobs Projection
$78,900 Median Salary
1,370 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Medical Scientists Work in New York?

9,500 people worked as Medical Scientists in 2018 in this state.

There were 9,190 Medical Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Medical Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 17.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.4%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,370 annual job openings, and 15,010 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Medical Scientists ranged from $48,980 to $162,410 with $78,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.55 to $78.08. The median hourly rate was $37.93.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $37.33 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.60.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 9,400 $91,750
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 760 $74,940
Rochester, NY 300 $78,240

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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