Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists among Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,110
25th Percentile Wage
$57,050
50th Percentile Wage
$74,260
75th Percentile Wage
$89,010
90th Percentile Wage
$123,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,110.

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
$74,260
1.60% 7.23%
2016
$73,070
0.74% -
2015
$72,530
4.07% -
2014
$69,580
6.91% -
2013
$64,770
-6.36% -
2012
$68,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Mississippi ranges from $67,230 to $78,260. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $78,260. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $76,970). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$78,260
Jackson
$76,970
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$74,060
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$70,250
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$67,230




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