Oceanographer Salary (United States)

An Oceanographer earns an average salary of $78,277 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Oceanographer Salary (?
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$49,132 - $127,240
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,276
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National Salary Data

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$49,132 - $127,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
Total Pay (?
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$41,311 - $129,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Oceanographer Salaries

Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$77,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%