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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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 $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|| |
|East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Colorado Springs|| |