Average Zoologist Salary

$53,246
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$993
Bonus
$378
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The average salary for a Zoologist is $53,246.
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$32k
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$53k
90%
$88k
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What Do Zoologists Do?

Zoologist Tasks
  • Study the origin and development of animal species, habits, diseases, behavior, and the relationship between animals and their environment.
  • Maintain records of species, habitat types, and wetlands studied during surveys.
  • Conduct habitat surveys and prepare biological and environmental reports.

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What Are Popular Skills for Zoologists?

Skills in Animal Care, Research Analysis and Environmental Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Zoologists?

An entry-level Zoologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,458 based on 20 salaries. An early career Zoologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,920 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Zoologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,739 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Zoologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,262 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.6%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
9.0%
Late Career
7.7%