Zoologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Zoologist is $64,600. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Zoologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $53,200 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 $76,000 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 Zoologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Zoologist Salary

$51,680 - $77,520

Starting Yearly Zoologist Salary

$42,560 - $63,840

Top Yearly Zoologist Salary

$60,800 - $91,200

Monthly Zoologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Zoologist Salary

$4,307 - $6,460

Starting Monthly Zoologist Salary

$3,547 - $5,320

Top Monthly Zoologist Salary

$5,067 - $7,600

Hourly Zoologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Zoologist Salary

$23 - $35

Starting Hourly Zoologist Salary

$19 - $29

Top Hourly Zoologist Salary

$27 - $41


Zoologist Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Zoologist


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