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Biological Scientists in Arizona

Considering a career as a Biological Scientist in Arizona?

9.8% Jobs Projection
$73,980 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Biological Scientists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Biological Scientists in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Biological Scientists in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Scientists Work in Arizona?

There were approximately 570 workers employed as Biological Scientists in this state in 2018.

There were 530 Biological Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 410 Biological Scientists working in it, which means Arizona has more Biological Scientists than average.


Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Biological Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.


Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 560 total jobs in 2026 for Biological Scientists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,700 annual jobs and 41,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biological Scientists Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Biological Scientists ranged from $41,370 to $122,830 with $73,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.89 to $59.05. The median hourly rate was $35.57.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.92 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.65.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Arizona Metros for Biological Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biological Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 240 $77,790
Tucson, AZ 90 $73,860
Flagstaff, AZ 80 $69,380

Top States for Biological Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Biological Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 11,010 $87,760
Massachusetts 4,470 $74,580
Maryland 4,100 $97,850
Texas 2,100 $80,910
Florida 1,770 $75,010
Washington 1,270 $79,590
North Carolina 1,070 $79,580
Georgia 1,040 $71,280
Colorado 870 $71,030
Ohio 780 $66,590
Oregon 770 $67,350
Louisiana 700 $63,310
New York 690 $88,430
Pennsylvania 660 $71,110
Indiana 630 $68,110
Illinois 590 $83,370
Arizona 570 $73,980
Virginia 540 $83,180
Wisconsin 540 $70,540
District of Columbia 520 $84,670

Below are the states where Biological Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $97,850
Rhode Island $94,580
Delaware $92,440
Connecticut $91,320
New York $88,430
California $87,760
District of Columbia $84,670
Illinois $83,370
Virginia $83,180
New Jersey $81,880

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