A Naturalist earns an average wage of $11.77 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 - $58,466
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$58K
MEDIAN: $39,996
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$9.24 - $19.73
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MEDIAN: $11.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,827 - $58,466  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,093 - $45,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $19.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.33  
Overtime
$14.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$20,093 - $45,587  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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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Key Stats for Naturalist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
050
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Naturalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Naturalist Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Public Speaking
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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