Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Paleontologist is $59,770
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paleontologists?
An early career Paleontologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,379 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Paleontologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 5 salaries.