A Naturalist earns an average wage of $11.53 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$26,827 - $50,636
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,587
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$9.21 - $19.87
(Median)
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,827 - $50,636  
   
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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$20,050 - $46,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $19.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$20,050 - $46,741  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Naturalist

Naturalists are experts of their fields who work in mostly outdoor activities, such as biking, wildlife, and science and history. Many have a deep appreciation for nature and animals, as naturalists study everything there is to know about the topic of their choosing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Naturalist

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

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Experience Affects Naturalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Naturalist Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Public Speaking
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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