Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare zoologists and wildlife biologists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,170
25th Percentile Wage
$46,190
50th Percentile Wage
$57,900
75th Percentile Wage
$72,840
90th Percentile Wage
$89,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists 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) zoologists and wildlife biologists is $89,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid zoologists and wildlife biologists is $39,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,900
8.93% 5.84%
2016
$52,730
-7.93% -
2015
$56,910
-3.50% -
2014
$58,900
-4.72% -
2013
$61,680
11.61% -
2012
$54,520
- -

Compare Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of zoologists and wildlife biologists in ten 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 zoologists and wildlife biologists occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $71,640. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $48,830). For detailed zoologists and wildlife biologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$71,640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$71,340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$70,640
Educational Services - Privately owned
$69,930
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$57,990
Educational Services
$57,900
Educational Services - State government owned
$54,780
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$54,780
Other Schools and Instruction
$48,830
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$48,830

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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