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Biological Scientist Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of biological scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare biological scientist salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Biological Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,600
25th Percentile Wage
$39,580
50th Percentile Wage
$49,850
75th Percentile Wage
$64,660
90th Percentile Wage
$89,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $89,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological scientists is $32,600.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,850-9.55%-0.10%
201554,6106.08%-
201451,2901.97%-
201350,2800.76%-
201249,900--

Compare Biological Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of biological scientists in four industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 grantmaking and giving services industry with an annual salary $64,520. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $36,440). For detailed biological scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$64,520
Social Advocacy Organizations
$51,680
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$49,960
Civic and Social Organizations
$36,440

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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