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 among Virginia 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,540
25th Percentile Wage
$66,510
50th Percentile Wage
$81,800
75th Percentile Wage
$113,210
90th Percentile Wage
$161,910

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 $161,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,540.

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
$81,800
-0.46% 8.47%
2016
$82,180
3.21% -
2015
$79,540
-4.58% -
2014
$83,180
7.00% -
2013
$77,360
3.22% -
2012
$74,870
- -

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 $80,400). 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
$80,400
Charlottesville
$79,550
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$77,220




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