Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for zoologists and wildlife biologists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of zoologists and wildlife biologists among New York 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,790
25th Percentile Wage
$51,740
50th Percentile Wage
$67,760
75th Percentile Wage
$80,110
90th Percentile Wage
$96,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,790.

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
$67,760
0.49% 5.71%
2016
$67,430
0.22% -
2015
$67,280
2.10% -
2014
$65,870
2.08% -
2013
$64,500
0.95% -
2012
$63,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of New York ranges from $56,840 to $74,550. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $74,550. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $72,870). The lowest paying area is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $56,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$74,550
Nassau-Suffolk
$72,870
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$71,730
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$67,540
Ithaca
$58,610
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$56,840




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