The average rate for an Aquarist is $13.71 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$25,532 - $50,848
$26K
$33K
$51K
MEDIAN: $32,969
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50%
90%

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$9.84 - $19.57
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,532 - $50,848  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,227 - $45,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $19.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$800  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,227 - $45,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Key Stats for Aquarist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Aquarist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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