Average Biologist Salary

$54,719
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$89k

The average salary for a Biologist is $54,719

Base Salary
$37k - $89k
Bonus
$499 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$97 - $10k
Commission
$128 - $889
Total Pay
$36k - $84k
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What Do Biologists Do?

Biologist Tasks
  • Conduct and analyze plant and animal biological data about relationships between organisms and their environment.
  • Prepare environmental impact reports.
  • Inform public, state, and federal representatives and agencies of test results.
  • Determine environmental effects of land and water use.
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Job Satisfaction for Biologist

3.3 out of 5
(81)
Satisfied
10Reviews
Based on 81 responses, the job of Biologist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.27 out of 5. On average, Biologists are satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
61.6%
Male
36.2%
Prefer to self-define
2.2%
This data is based on 279 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

70%

Vision

62%

None

16%