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Highest Paying Cities for Animal Scientists

The top 12 highest paying cities for animal scientists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of animal scientists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $101,850, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia is the highest paying city for animal scientists. It is followed by Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland (average annual salary $99,400). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of animal scientists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 12 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Animal Scientists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$101,850
70
2 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$99,400
40
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$81,210
30
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,170
40
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,170
40
6 St Louis, Missouri
$70,410
110
7 Madison, Wisconsin
$69,480
130
8 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$60,000
40
9 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$51,160
80
10 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$44,680
n/a
11 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$44,120
30
12 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$41,060
40
See also: Highest paying industries for animal scientists.