Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists amongst Virginia 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 Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,420
25th Percentile Wage
$64,670
50th Percentile Wage
$82,180
75th Percentile Wage
$108,240
90th Percentile Wage
$160,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.68
25th Percentile Wage
$31.09
50th Percentile Wage
$39.51
75th Percentile Wage
$52.04
90th Percentile Wage
$77.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other biological scientists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $77.06. The median hourly salary is $39.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.68.

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
201682,1803.21%8.90%
201579,540-4.58%-
201483,1807.00%-
201377,3603.22%-
201274,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Virginia ranges from $77,220 to $92,640. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Virginia is Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $92,640. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $78,310). The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $77,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$92,640
Richmond
$78,310
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$77,220


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