Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,180
25th Percentile Wage
$49,510
50th Percentile Wage
$57,850
75th Percentile Wage
$67,210
90th Percentile Wage
$78,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,180.

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
$57,850
4.06% 9.14%
2015
$55,500
2.65% -
2014
$54,030
-0.17% -
2013
$54,120
2.88% -
2012
$52,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Nebraska ranges from $46,410 to $54,140. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Nebraska is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $54,140. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,950). The lowest paying area is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lincoln
$54,140
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$51,950
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$46,410




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