Entomologist Salary

The average pay for an Entomologist is $55,644 per year.

$30,500 - $93,500
$30K
$56K
$94K
MEDIAN: $55,711
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Salary $30,500 - $93,500
Bonus $405.47 - $14,795
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$36,212 - $88,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Entomologist

An entomologist is a scientist who is focused on the study of insects. There are a wide variety of tasks that an entomologist can perform. A lot of the work of an entomologist is done in a lab, but an entomologist may do fieldwork, in order to capture insects and observe them in their natural habitats. This may cause the entomologist to be exposed to uncomfortable environments and harsh weather conditions.

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Entomologist Tasks

  • Identify, research, and study insects, arachnids, and insect pests.
  • Create taxonomic insect guides.
  • Research and assess insect-related disease and infestation risks.
  • Interpret data and communicate findings to staff as necessary.
  • Perform field tests and site evaluation to identify insect's environmental impact and repercussions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Entomologist

Pay by Experience for an Entomologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Entomologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Entomologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Entomologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 7 salaries. An Entomologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Entomologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Entomologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

Experienced
▲46%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: