Average Marine Biologist Salary

$52,313
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Marine Biologist is $52,313

Base Salary
$33k - $99k
Bonus
$98 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$13 - $62k
Commission
$500 - $3k
Total Pay
$32k - $103k
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What Do Marine Biologists Do?

Marine Biologist Tasks
  • Study the behavior, genetics, origins and diseases of marine wildlife.
  • Observe and analyze data pertaining to marine life.
  • May specialize in environmental cleanups, marine conservation or the rehabilitation of injured marine animals.
  • Conduct scientific experiments on-site and / or in a lab.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
54.7%
Male
45.3%
This data is based on 64 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

55%

Vision

46%

None

20%