The average pay for an Entomologist is $56,048 per year.

$38,692 - $98,633
$39K
$56K
$99K
MEDIAN: $56,048
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Salary
$38,692 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$719 - $7,419  
Profit Sharing
$6,921  
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$39,498 - $109,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Entomologist

An entomologist is a scientist who is focused on the study of insects. There are a wide variety of tasks that an entomologist can perform. A lot of the work of an entomologist is done in a lab, but an entomologist may do fieldwork, in order to capture insects and observe them in their natural habitats. This may cause the entomologist to be exposed to uncomfortable environments and harsh weather conditions.

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Entomologist Tasks

  • Identify, research, and study insects, arachnids, and insect pests.
  • Create taxonomic insect guides.
  • Research and assess insect-related disease and infestation risks.
  • Interpret data and communicate findings to staff as necessary.
  • Perform field tests and site evaluation to identify insect's environmental impact and repercussions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Entomologist

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

Key Stats for Entomologist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Entomologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 79%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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