Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists among Mississippi cities 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 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,140
25th Percentile Wage
$42,040
50th Percentile Wage
$55,380
75th Percentile Wage
$90,900
90th Percentile Wage
$118,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,140.

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
$55,380
-2.18% 5.76%
2016
$56,590
-13.85% -
2015
$64,430
10.74% -
2014
$57,510
1.98% -
2013
$56,370
7.42% -
2012
$52,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Mississippi ranges from $46,330 to $93,820. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $93,820. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $68,230). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $46,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$93,820
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$68,230
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,970
Jackson
$46,330




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