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Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other biological scientists in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of other biological scientists in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Other Biological Scientists in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,420
25th Percentile Wage
$60,200
50th Percentile Wage
$68,240
75th Percentile Wage
$78,260
90th Percentile Wage
$86,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,240
7.39% 9.61%
2016
$63,200
4.92% -
2015
$60,090
0.30% -
2014
$59,910
0.08% -
2013
$59,860
-3.04% -
2012
$61,680
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Biological Scientist Salary in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with Other South Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $68,240, Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for other biological scientists in state of South Dakota, followed by Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $63,760). In comparison, the median annual salary of other biological scientists in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 6.6 percent (6.6%) higher than that in Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$68,240
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$63,760
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$54,740



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