Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists amongst Maine metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,220
25th Percentile Wage
$46,890
50th Percentile Wage
$54,530
75th Percentile Wage
$61,990
90th Percentile Wage
$69,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.30
25th Percentile Wage
$22.54
50th Percentile Wage
$26.22
75th Percentile Wage
$29.80
90th Percentile Wage
$33.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.24. The median hourly salary is $26.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201554,5304.24%5.04%
201452,2202.60%-
201350,860-1.81%-
201251,780--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Maine ranges from $50,260 to $53,920. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,920. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $53,350). The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $50,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$53,920
Bangor
$53,350
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$53,220
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$50,260



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