Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists among Arizona metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,490
25th Percentile Wage
$51,070
50th Percentile Wage
$61,240
75th Percentile Wage
$74,440
90th Percentile Wage
$84,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,240
2.12% 11.32%
2016
$59,940
0.08% -
2015
$59,890
5.68% -
2014
$56,490
1.61% -
2013
$55,580
2.28% -
2012
$54,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Arizona ranges from $57,140 to $63,040. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Arizona is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $63,040. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $62,940). The lowest paying area is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $57,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$63,040
Tucson
$62,940
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$62,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$57,140




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