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Biological Scientists in Rhode Island

Is Rhode Island a good place for you to work as a Biological Scientist?

$94,580 Median Salary
0 Job Openings
  • Biological Scientists in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Scientists Work in Rhode Island?

In 2018, there were 50 Biological Scientists working in the state.

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


Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Biological Scientists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.0%.


Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 0 annual Biological Scientists job openings in Rhode Island, and 40 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Biological Scientists ranged from $61,640 to $110,210 with $94,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.64 to $52.99. The median hourly rate was $45.47.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 50 $94,580

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

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