Aquatic Biologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Aquatic Biologist is $46,594 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Aquatic Biologist Salary (?
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$31,793 - $80,603
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MEDIAN: $46,594
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Aquatic Biologist Salary (?
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$14.06 - $25.00
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,793 - $80,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$550 - $4,500  
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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$31,984 - $78,397  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$21.83 - $54.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$550 - $4,500  
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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$31,984 - $78,397  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Aquatic Biologist

  • May specialize in environmental cleanups, marine conservation or the rehabilitation of injured marine animals.
  • Conduct scientific experiments on-site and / or in a lab.
  • Study the behavior, genetics, origins and diseases of marine wildlife.
  • Observe and analyze data pertaining to marine life.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aquatic Biologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Aquatic Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%
Experienced
up arrow 33%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$46,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 10%
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