Oceanographer Salary (United States)

An Oceanographer earns an average salary of $79,935 per year.
Oceanographer Total Pay (?
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$48,722 - $128,706
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MEDIAN: $79,934
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National Salary Data

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$48,722 - $128,706  
   
Bonus
$75.00 - $1,750  
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  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Experience Affects Oceanographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$79,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 29%
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Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
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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