Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists among Georgia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,500
25th Percentile Wage
$48,590
50th Percentile Wage
$57,610
75th Percentile Wage
$72,250
90th Percentile Wage
$96,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,500.

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
$57,610
9.30% 22.10%
2016
$52,250
9.45% -
2015
$47,310
3.11% -
2014
$45,840
5.00% -
2013
$43,550
-3.05% -
2012
$44,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Georgia ranges from $50,530 to $65,760. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Georgia is Hinesville-Fort Stewart with a median annual salary of $65,760. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $63,150). The lowest paying area is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $50,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$65,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$63,150
Athens-Clarke County
$50,530




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