Biological Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Biological Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,830
25th Percentile Wage
$45,150
50th Percentile Wage
$54,360
75th Percentile Wage
$67,970
90th Percentile Wage
$83,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological 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) biological scientists is $83,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological scientists is $39,830.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,360
2.39% -3.86%
2016
$53,060
-5.73% -
2015
$56,100
-2.64% -
2014
$57,580
-1.29% -
2013
$58,320
3.19% -
2012
$56,460
- -

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

The average salaries of biological scientists in eleven 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 biological scientist occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $55,780. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges (including private, state, and local government schools) industry (annual salary $48,700). For detailed biological scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,780
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,380
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$55,370
Educational Services
$54,360
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$54,310
Educational Services - State government owned
$53,670
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$53,660
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$52,820
Other Schools and Instruction
$48,830
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$48,830
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$48,700

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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