Animal Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of animal scientists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare animal scientist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Animal Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,550
25th Percentile Wage
$43,290
50th Percentile Wage
$52,840
75th Percentile Wage
$64,450
90th Percentile Wage
$83,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for animal scientists in the industry sector of educational 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 $83,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid animal scientists is $35,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of animal scientists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,8402.50%4.90%
201551,520-0.04%-
201451,5405.88%-
201348,510-3.59%-
201250,250--

Compare Animal Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of animal scientists in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for animal scientist occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $57,910. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $50,800). For detailed animal scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$57,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$52,870
Educational Services
$52,840
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,800

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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