The annual and hourly salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$37,020|
|25th Percentile Wage||$45,400|
|50th Percentile Wage||$57,140|
|75th Percentile Wage||$69,970|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,600|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,020.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $57,140, Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is the lowest paying city for zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Arizona, following city of Flagstaff (median annual salary of $63,040). Compared with the highest paying city Flagstaff, the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is 9.4 percent (9.4%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|North Arizona nonmetropolitan area|| |