The annual and hourly salary statistics of other biological scientists in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of other biological scientists in Knoxville is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$38,510|
|25th Percentile Wage||$53,450|
|50th Percentile Wage||$64,900|
|75th Percentile Wage||$79,390|
|90th Percentile Wage||$110,250|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,510.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $64,900, Knoxville is the lowest paying city for other biological scientists in state of Tennessee, following city of Memphis (median annual salary of $78,260). Compared with the highest paying city Memphis, the median annual salary of other biological scientists in Knoxville is 17.1 percent (17.1%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |