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Other Biological Scientist Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of other biological scientists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare other biological scientist salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,620
25th Percentile Wage
$60,510
50th Percentile Wage
$81,900
75th Percentile Wage
$106,360
90th Percentile Wage
$140,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in the industry sector 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) other biological scientists is $140,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other biological scientists is $42,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,900
2.53% 7.80%
2016
$79,830
1.68% -
2015
$78,490
0.10% -
2014
$78,410
3.67% -
2013
$75,530
0.03% -
2012
$75,510
- -

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

The average salaries of other biological scientists in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for other biological scientist occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $97,790. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $66,180). For detailed other biological scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$97,790
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$88,300
Engineering Services
$84,200
Scientific Research and Development Services
$83,830
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$83,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$81,900
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$77,940
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$76,520
Testing Laboratories
$66,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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