Biological Scientists in Nevada
Want to work in Nevada as a Biological Scientist? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Biological Scientists in Nevada are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Biological Scientists in Nevada is growing faster than average.
Biological Scientists in Nevada earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Biological Scientists Work in Nevada?
In Nevada, there were 200 people working as Biological Scientists in the year 2018.
There were 220 Biological Scientists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 410 Biological Scientists working in it, which means Nevada has fewer Biological Scientists than average.
Job Projections for Nevada
Jobs for Biological Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 23.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.
Nevada Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 20 annual Biological Scientists job openings in Nevada, and 260 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 3,700 annual jobs and 41,800 total jobs in 2026.
What do Biological Scientists Make in Nevada?
In 2018 wages for Biological Scientists ranged from $52,210 to $91,390 with $74,080 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.1 to $43.94. The median hourly rate was $35.62.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.78 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.84.
The median salary in Nevada is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Nevada 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|
|Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV||70||$76,230|
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 NV
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|Occupation||NV Employment Total|
|Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||180|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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