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Biological Scientist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of biological scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare biological scientist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Biological Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,230
25th Percentile Wage
$45,180
50th Percentile Wage
$69,740
75th Percentile Wage
$95,550
90th Percentile Wage
$126,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 $126,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological scientists is $29,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,740
-2.48% -7.07%
2016
$71,470
6.09% -
2015
$67,120
-15.08% -
2014
$77,240
-2.28% -
2013
$79,000
5.48% -
2012
$74,670
- -

Compare Biological Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of biological scientists in five industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for biological scientist occupations is the waste management and remediation services industry with an annual salary $71,210. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $69,090). For detailed biological scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$71,210
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$71,110
Employment Services
$69,540
Administrative and Support Services
$69,330
Temporary Help Services
$69,090

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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