An Entry-Level Biologist earns an average salary of $42,470 per year.

$30,240 - $68,774
$30K
$42K
$69K
MEDIAN: $42,470
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$12.37 - $29.90
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,240 - $68,774  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$29,037 - $65,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $39.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$29,037 - $65,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Key Stats for Biologist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
063
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Biologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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