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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

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

Average Annual Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,350
25th Percentile Wage
$39,700
50th Percentile Wage
$55,930
75th Percentile Wage
$74,310
90th Percentile Wage
$97,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists 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) zoologists and wildlife biologists is $97,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid zoologists and wildlife biologists is $32,350.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,930
12.18% 11.55%
2016
$49,120
-12.07% -
2015
$55,050
7.65% -
2014
$50,840
2.97% -
2013
$49,330
-0.28% -
2012
$49,470
- -

Compare Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of zoologists and wildlife biologists in three 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 zoologists and wildlife biologists occupations is the social advocacy organizations industry with an annual salary $58,850. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $38,840). For detailed zoologists and wildlife biologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Social Advocacy Organizations
$58,850
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$56,080
Civic and Social Organizations
$38,840

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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