Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other biological scientists in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of other biological scientists in Knoxville 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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,510
25th Percentile Wage
$53,450
50th Percentile Wage
$64,900
75th Percentile Wage
$79,390
90th Percentile Wage
$110,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,510.

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
$64,900
6.41% 5.67%
2016
$60,740
7.70% -
2015
$56,060
9.01% -
2013
$51,010
-20.02% -
2012
$61,220
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Biological Scientist Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $64,900, Knoxville is the lowest paying city for other biological scientists in state of Tennessee, following city of Memphis (median annual salary of $78,260). Compared with the highest paying city Memphis, the median annual salary of other biological scientists in Knoxville is 17.1 percent (17.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$78,260
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$72,260
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$67,940
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$67,220
Knoxville
$64,900



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.