Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Boulder is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,390
25th Percentile Wage
$54,150
50th Percentile Wage
$69,860
75th Percentile Wage
$90,380
90th Percentile Wage
$121,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,390.

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
$69,860
1.98% 1.98%
2016
$68,480
4.91% -
2015
$65,120
26.09% -
2014
$48,130
-42.28% -
2012
$68,480
- -

Table 3. Compare Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $69,860, Boulder is the second highest paying city for zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Colorado, following the highest paying city Fort Collins-Loveland (median annual salary of $73,940). Compared with Fort Collins-Loveland, the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Boulder is 5.5 percent (5.5%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$73,940
Boulder
$69,860
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$65,950
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$64,660
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$64,220
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$63,740
Colorado Springs
$60,520



See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.