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Physical Scientists in Oklahoma

Considering a career as a Physical Scientist in Oklahoma?

$87,330 Median Salary
  • Physical Scientists in Oklahoma earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physical Scientists Work in Oklahoma?

100 people worked as Physical Scientists in 2018 in this state.

There were 60 Physical Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Physical Scientists in OK Employment Trend

The typical state has 290 Physical Scientists working in it, which means Oklahoma has fewer Physical Scientists than average.

Physical Scientists in OK vs. the Average State

What do Physical Scientists Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Physical Scientists ranged from $28,990 to $134,050 with $87,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.94 to $64.45. The median hourly rate was $41.98.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $41.26 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

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

Physical Scientists Earnings: OK vs. National Average

Top Oklahoma Metros for Physical Scientists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City, OK 60 $78,960

Top States for Physical Scientists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Physical Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,170 $113,020
Maryland 1,690 $127,850
Virginia 1,600 $125,470
Texas 1,310 $86,580
New York 900 $97,370
District of Columbia 700 $138,410
New Mexico 620 $127,430
Colorado 560 $113,870
Illinois 550 $105,390
Ohio 550 $104,210
North Carolina 510 $94,930
Florida 510 $80,450
New Jersey 510 $93,660
Massachusetts 350 $113,360
Georgia 320 $109,960
Mississippi 320 $88,070
Pennsylvania 310 $113,080
Michigan 300 $98,050
Washington 300 $107,230
Idaho 290 $54,840

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

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $138,410
Maryland $127,850
New Mexico $127,430
Virginia $125,470
South Carolina $120,310
Connecticut $119,580
Rhode Island $117,400
Colorado $113,870
Massachusetts $113,360
Alabama $113,220

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