Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Rhode Island

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,030
25th Percentile Wage
$63,310
50th Percentile Wage
$82,480
75th Percentile Wage
$95,040
90th Percentile Wage
$109,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,030.

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
$82,480
0.42% 6.26%
2016
$82,130
1.96% -
2015
$80,520
6.09% -
2014
$75,620
-0.12% -
2013
$75,710
-2.13% -
2012
$77,320
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