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Highest Paying Cities for Animal Scientists

The top 36 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 $112,020, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia is the highest paying city for animal scientists. It is followed by Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska (average annual salary $110,540). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of animal scientists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 36 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Animal Scientists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$112,020
40
2 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$110,540
50
3 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$102,940
30
4 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$99,400
40
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$90,700
n/a
6 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$83,590
100
7 Columbus, Ohio
$83,580
50
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$81,210
30
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$78,160
40
10 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$76,990
30
11 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$76,210
n/a
12 Madison, Wisconsin
$71,900
130
13 South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$70,990
40
14 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$70,460
40
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$70,460
40
16 St Louis, Missouri
$70,410
50
17 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$68,730
40
18 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$67,060
40
19 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$63,090
130
20 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$62,690
30
21 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$62,490
70
22 Kansas City, Missouri
$61,710
40
23 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$61,580
50
24 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$60,150
n/a
25 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$60,000
40
26 Ithaca, New York
$59,550
120
27 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$59,270
30
28 Ames, Iowa
$59,000
50
29 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$51,330
50
30 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$51,070
100
31 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$49,450
40
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$47,190
30
33 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$44,680
n/a
34 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$44,120
30
35 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$41,060
40
36 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$39,160
90
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