Biological scientists are most often employed by the Scientific research & development services industry. The average yearly wage for Biological scientists was $71,024 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Biological scientists by wage are Physical therapists, Psychologists, and Business operations specialists, all other.
Biological scientists are part of the Life, physical, & social science occupations, along with Agricultural & food scientists, Biological scientists, Conservation scientists & foresters, Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other, Astronomers & physicists, Atmospheric & space scientists, Chemists & materials scientists, Environmental scientists & geoscientists, Other Physical Scientists, Economists, Psychologists, Urban & regional planners, Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists, Agricultural & food science technicians, Biological technicians, Chemical technicians, Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians, and Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants
The top 3 locations that employ the most Biological scientists are Linn & Benton Counties PUMA, OR, Rockville, Gaithersburg Cities & North Potomac PUMA, MD, and Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Biological scientists are Columbia, Lincoln, Clatsop & Tillamook Counties PUMA, OR, Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME, and Linn & Benton Counties PUMA, OR.