Oceanographer Salary (United States)

An Oceanographer earns an average salary of $79,700 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Oceanographer Total Pay (?
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$48,722 - $128,706
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MEDIAN: $79,699
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National Salary Data

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$48,722 - $128,706  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $1,350  
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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$40,863 - $129,941  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Experience Affects Oceanographer Salaries

National Average
$78,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 10%
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