Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Wildlife Biologists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Starting at around $42K, salaries see a boost to $50K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $57K. After spending 20 years in the field, salary continues to increase for Wildlife Biologists and pay is expected at $100K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.