What Does it Take to Be a Biological Scientist?
Example of Biological Scientist Job All biological scientists not listed separately.
Types of Biological Scientist
- Biomedical Scientist
- Plant Etiologist
- Collector of Aquarium Specimens
Biological Scientist Job Outlook
There were about 38,700 jobs for Biological Scientist in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 3,100 new jobs for Biological Scientist by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 3,700 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Biological Scientist are Nevada, Utah, and Ohio. Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, South Dakota, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Average Biological Scientists Salary
The typical yearly salary for Biological Scientists is somewhere between $45,030 and $126,390.
Biological Scientists who work in Maryland, Rhode Island, or Delaware, make the highest salaries.
How much do Biological Scientists make in each U.S. state?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$104,460|
Who Employs Biological Scientists?
Biological Scientists work in the following industries:
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