Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists amongst North Dakota 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$79,900
75th Percentile Wage
$71,520
50th Percentile Wage
$65,720
25th Percentile Wage
$51,530
10th Percentile Wage
$42,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$38.40
75th Percentile Wage
$34.39
50th Percentile Wage
$31.59
25th Percentile Wage
$24.78
10th Percentile Wage
$20.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.40. The median hourly salary is $31.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.42.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $65,720 4.10%
2013 $63,130 3.47%
2012 $61,010 5.30%
2011 $57,940 -1.38%
2010 $58,750 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of North Dakota from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 11.86%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.47%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 5.30% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -1.38%.

Table 4. Average Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Wage in North Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$65,720
Other Biological Scientists
$62,840
Conservation Scientists
$63,780
Foresters
$48,190
Other Life Scientists
$48,420
Food Scientists and Technologists
$50,060
Soil and Plant Scientists
$54,080

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary by State

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