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Biological Scientists in Nebraska

Want to work in Nebraska as a Biological Scientist? Read this first!

12.5% Jobs Projection
$75,820 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Biological Scientists Work in Nebraska?

There were approximately 150 workers employed as Biological Scientists in this state in 2018.

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

Biological Scientists in NE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Biological Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Biological Scientists: Nation vs. NE

Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 180 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 Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Biological Scientists ranged from $29,840 to $104,350 with $75,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.35 to $50.17. The median hourly rate was $36.45.

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

Biological Scientists Earnings: NE vs. National Average

Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 50 $80,710
Lincoln, NE 40 $79,480

Top States for Biological Scientists Employment

The table below shows the states 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation NE Employment Total
Microbiologists 180
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 170


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