Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,470
25th Percentile Wage
$56,380
50th Percentile Wage
$72,620
75th Percentile Wage
$85,050
90th Percentile Wage
$97,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.94
25th Percentile Wage
$27.11
50th Percentile Wage
$34.90
75th Percentile Wage
$40.89
90th Percentile Wage
$46.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other biological scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.97. The median hourly salary is $34.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,6209.07%-0.26%
201566,030-8.30%-
201471,5103.76%-
201368,820-5.80%-
201272,810--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Texas ranges from $61,840 to $84,170. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $84,170. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $81,040). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$84,170
Fort Worth-Arlington
$81,040
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$76,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$75,150
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$73,380
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$73,170
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,870
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$67,040
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,840


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