The average hourly pay for a Naturalist is $13.46.
Is Naturalist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$9 - $21
$0 - $50
$20,192 - $46,828
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Naturalist
Naturalists are experts of their fields who work in mostly outdoor activities, such as biking, wildlife, and science and history. Many have a deep appreciation for nature and animals, as naturalists study everything there is to know about the topic of their choosing. Naturalists learn every detail about their subject and teach others who are curious to learn. They may provide examples or even displays of the items they've discovered while researching, and they also go into full detail about the…Read more
Explore the most common career paths for Naturalist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Naturalist Job Listings
Popular Skills for Naturalist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Childhood Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Program Development, Customer Service and Public Speaking.
Pay by Experience Level for Naturalist
An entry-level Naturalist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.19 based on 5 salaries. An early career Naturalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.23 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Naturalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.24 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Naturalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.58 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 82 survey responses.