Biological Scientists in Massachusetts
Want to work in Massachusetts as a Biological Scientist? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Biological Scientists in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Biological Scientists in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.
Biological Scientists in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Biological Scientists Work in Massachusetts?
In Massachusetts, there were 4,470 people working as Biological Scientists in the year 2018.
There were 3,960 Biological Scientists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 410 Biological Scientists working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Biological Scientists than average.
Job Projections for Massachusetts
Jobs for Biological Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.
Massachusetts Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 420 annual job openings, and a total of 4,630 jobs for Massachusetts Biological Scientists in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 3,700 annual jobs and 41,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Biological Scientists Make in Massachusetts?
In 2018 wages for Biological Scientists ranged from $45,860 to $132,900 with $74,580 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.05 to $63.89. The median hourly rate was $35.86.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.19 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $5.67.
The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Massachusetts 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|
Top States for Biological Scientists Employment
The table below shows the states where most Biological Scientists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||520||$84,670|
Below are the states where Biological Scientists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$84,670|
Related Careers in MA
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|Occupation||MA Employment Total|
|Biochemists and Biophysicists||4,650|
|Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||350|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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