Paleontologists Salary

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The average yearly salary for Paleontologists is $52,700. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Paleontologists, you could expect a starting pay rate of $43,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $62,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Paleontologists Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Paleontologists Salary

$42,160 - $63,240

Starting Yearly Paleontologists Salary

$34,720 - $52,080

Top Yearly Paleontologists Salary

$49,600 - $74,400

Monthly Paleontologists Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Paleontologists Salary

$3,513 - $5,270

Starting Monthly Paleontologists Salary

$2,893 - $4,340

Top Monthly Paleontologists Salary

$4,133 - $6,200

Hourly Paleontologists Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Paleontologists Salary

$19 - $28

Starting Hourly Paleontologists Salary

$16 - $23

Top Hourly Paleontologists Salary

$22 - $33


Paleontologists Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Paleontologists age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Paleontologists are male in the United States, and 51% of the Paleontologists are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Paleontologists


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