Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Salary Information in Wyoming

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,460
25th Percentile Wage
$52,900
50th Percentile Wage
$62,790
75th Percentile Wage
$69,590
90th Percentile Wage
$76,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,460.

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
$62,790
-0.41% 5.43%
2016
$63,050
3.46% -
2015
$60,870
2.60% -
2014
$59,290
-0.10% -
2013
$59,350
-0.05% -
2012
$59,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of zoologists and wildlife biologists in state of Wyoming ranges from $59,280 to $69,400. The highest paying area for zoologists and wildlife biologists in Wyoming is Cheyenne with a median annual salary of $69,400. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,560). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cheyenne
$69,400
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$63,560
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$63,360
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$61,170
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$59,280




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