$52,406
Avg. Salary
$19.83
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Zoologist is $19.83 per hour.

The median Zoologist has a base pay of $52,406. Salaries generally range from $31k to $91k. The median bonus is .
$7.90
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$19.83
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$32.55
90%
MEDIAN $19.83
$31k
10%
$52k
50%
$91k
90%
MEDIAN $52,406
$31,106 - $91,016
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MEDIAN: $52,406
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$7.90 - $32.55
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$0$91K
Salary $31,106 - $91,016
Bonus $0.00 - $25,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,521 - $90,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $7.90 - $32.55
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $0.00 - $25,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,521 - $90,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Zoologist

Zoologists are scientists who study living organisms, specifically animals (some specialize in particular types of animals), and they are employed primarily by universities, wildlife agencies, zoos, and other special attractions. This position often requires working in an outdoor environment, and some travel may be required. Their hours will depend on the hours of their organization, and overnight or weekend shifts are not uncommon.

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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.

Zoologist Job Listings

Zoologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Zoologist?

Zoologist in Billings:
"Best Experience."
Pros: I like taking care of and spending time with the animals.
Cons: I'm not sure what I like least about my job.

Key Stats for Zoologist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Zoologist Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Experienced
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 18%