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Biological Scientist Salary in the Industry of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics and trend of biological scientists in the industry of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare biological scientist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,560
25th Percentile Wage
$63,090
50th Percentile Wage
$88,550
75th Percentile Wage
$122,940
90th Percentile Wage
$161,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for biological scientists in the industry of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) biological scientists is $161,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent biological scientists is $46,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological scientists in the industry of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,550
10.40% 15.19%
2016
$79,340
1.12% -
2015
$78,450
0.45% -
2014
$78,100
2.19% -
2013
$76,390
1.69% -
2012
$75,100
- -

Table 3. Compare Biological Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of biological scientists in ten industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of biological scientists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$94,260
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$93,630
Scientific Research and Development Services
$93,460
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$88,550
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$84,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$78,850
Engineering Services
$63,840
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$61,110
Testing Laboratories
$59,210
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,690

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