The average pay for an Entomologist is $56,416 per year.

$38,692 - $98,633
(Median)
$39K
$56K
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MEDIAN: $56,415
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$38,692 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$722 - $7,353  
Profit Sharing
$6,921  
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$39,498 - $109,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Entomologist

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

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Experience Affects Entomologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 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
16%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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