Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists among Montana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,730
25th Percentile Wage
$53,080
50th Percentile Wage
$68,230
75th Percentile Wage
$79,380
90th Percentile Wage
$89,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,230
1.58% 9.42%
2016
$67,150
4.07% -
2015
$64,420
0.99% -
2014
$63,780
9.61% -
2013
$57,650
-7.20% -
2012
$61,800
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Montana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Montana ranges from $61,370 to $74,570. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $74,570. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,160). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$74,570
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$72,160
Missoula
$69,120
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$66,230
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$61,910
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$61,370




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