Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Paleontologist is $58,513
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 $58,034 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Paleontologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,413 based on 8 salaries.