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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
$33,190
25th Percentile Wage
$46,390
50th Percentile Wage
$71,470
75th Percentile Wage
$99,150
90th Percentile Wage
$130,790

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 $130,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological scientists is $33,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,4706.09%-4.48%
201567,120-15.08%-
201477,240-2.28%-
201379,0005.48%-
201274,670--

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 two industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. For detailed biological scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$71,350
Employment Services
$71,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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