Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists amongst Connecticut 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,890
75th Percentile Wage
$101,150
50th Percentile Wage
$86,180
25th Percentile Wage
$74,560
10th Percentile Wage
$57,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.68
75th Percentile Wage
$48.63
50th Percentile Wage
$41.43
25th Percentile Wage
$35.85
10th Percentile Wage
$27.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.68. The median hourly salary is $41.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.74.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $86,180 -0.10%
2013 $86,270 -0.01%
2012 $86,280 0.16%
2011 $86,140 11.49%
2010 $77,260 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 11.55%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.01%.We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.16% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 11.49% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$86,180
Other Biological Scientists
$82,810
Conservation Scientists
$93,480
Foresters
$74,560
Epidemiologists
$77,650
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$103,740
Other Life Scientists
$87,940

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary by State

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