Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,540
25th Percentile Wage
$52,080
50th Percentile Wage
$65,180
75th Percentile Wage
$84,190
90th Percentile Wage
$100,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,540.

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
$65,180
-3.27% 14.16%
2016
$67,310
1.41% -
2015
$66,360
9.83% -
2014
$59,840
0.89% -
2013
$59,310
5.67% -
2012
$55,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Texas ranges from $53,370 to $81,080. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $81,080. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $72,590). The lowest paying area is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $53,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$81,080
Fort Worth-Arlington
$72,590
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$70,170
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,330
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$62,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,610
Corpus Christi
$53,370




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