A Biologist with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of $58,592 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$38,459 - $83,663
$38K
$59K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,592
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50%
90%

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$13.58 - $34.75
$14
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,459 - $83,663  
   
Bonus
$225.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,600 - $84,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $34.75  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $51.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$225.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$36,600 - $84,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay by Experience Level for Biologist

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

Key Stats for Biologist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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