Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists amongst Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,010
25th Percentile Wage
$48,970
50th Percentile Wage
$73,370
75th Percentile Wage
$85,180
90th Percentile Wage
$94,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.30
25th Percentile Wage
$23.54
50th Percentile Wage
$35.27
75th Percentile Wage
$40.95
90th Percentile Wage
$45.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other biological scientists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.24. The median hourly salary is $35.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,3700.08%6.22%
201573,3102.35%-
201471,5903.86%-
201368,8300.03%-
201268,810--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Florida ranges from $46,440 to $82,690. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $82,690. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Jacksonville (mean annual salary $78,130). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $46,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$82,690
Jacksonville
$78,130
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$75,260
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$75,220
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$74,910
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$73,120
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$72,220
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$71,110
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$70,690
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$69,590
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$63,780
Port St Lucie
$62,220
Gainesville
$47,790
Tallahassee
$46,440



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