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Animal Scientist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of animal scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare animal scientist salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Animal Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,870
25th Percentile Wage
$34,060
50th Percentile Wage
$42,450
75th Percentile Wage
$57,110
90th Percentile Wage
$84,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for animal scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $84,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid animal scientists is $28,870.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201442,450-3.82%3.51%
201344,0707.06%-
201240,960--

Compare Animal Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of animal scientists in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed animal scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,180
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,180

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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