The salary statistics and trend of animal scientists in the industry of scientific research and development services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare animal scientist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$38,490|
|25th Percentile Wage||$56,010|
|50th Percentile Wage||$81,540|
|75th Percentile Wage||$119,130|
|90th Percentile Wage||$158,050|
Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for animal scientists in the industry of scientific research and development 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) animal scientists is $158,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent animal scientists is $38,490.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of animal scientists in the industry of Scientific Research and Development Services from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of animal scientists in six industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of animal scientists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.
|Industry||Median Annual Salary|
|Scientific Research and Development Services|| |
|Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services|| |
|Testing Laboratories|| |
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services|| |