The average rate for an Aquarist is $13.20 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$25,760 - $50,671
(Median)
$26K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,832
10%
50%
90%

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$9.21 - $19.57
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,760 - $50,671  
   
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).
)
$20,606 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $19.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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).
)
$20,606 - $42,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Aquarist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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