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Oceanographer Salary

An Oceanographer earns an average salary of $68,760 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
$45,039 - $125,901
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,760
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Salary
$45,039 - $125,901  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
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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$43,161 - $128,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Oceanographer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 8%