Entomologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entomologist is $56,081 per year.
Entomologist Total Pay (?
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$40,326 - $80,080
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National Salary Data

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$40,326 - $80,080  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,100  
Total Pay (?
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$40,425 - $84,060  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Entomologist
  • Interpret data and communicate findings to staff as necessary.
  • Perform field tests and site evaluation to identify insect's environmental impact and repercussions.
  • Research and assess insect-related disease and infestation risks.
  • Identify, research, and study insects, arachnids, and insect pests.
  • Create taxonomic insect guides.

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Experience Affects Entomologist Salaries

National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
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Late-Career
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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 9%
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