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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Louisville-Jefferson County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,680
25th Percentile Wage
$51,270
50th Percentile Wage
$65,020
75th Percentile Wage
$78,210
90th Percentile Wage
$140,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $140,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,020
2.38% 2.38%
2016
$63,470
43.44% -
2015
$35,900
1.78% -
2014
$35,260
2.01% -
2013
$34,550
-83.70% -
2012
$63,470
- -

Table 3. Compare Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $65,020, Louisville-Jefferson County is the highest paying city for zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Kentucky, followed by Lexington-Fayette (median annual salary $57,650). In comparison, the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in Louisville-Jefferson County is 11.3 percent (11.3%) higher than that in Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$65,020
Lexington-Fayette
$57,650
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$49,830



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.