What is the average salary for an Animal Scientist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Animal Scientist is $72,930. Salaries start from $36,370 and go up to $123,670. Please note that the average salary for an Animal Scientist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Animal Scientists in United States earn:

$123,670
Senior

The top 25% of Animal Scientists in United States earn:

$91,080
Experienced

The middle 50% of Animal Scientists in United States earn:

$64,260
Junior

The bottom 25% of Animal Scientists in United States earn:

$44,860
Starting

The bottom 10% of Animal Scientists in United States earn:

$36,370

Historical salary

Animal Scientist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Animal Scientist Salary in California 90,240 1
Animal Scientist Salary in Nebraska 87,050 2
Animal Scientist Salary in Minnesota 83,640 3
Animal Scientist Salary in Maryland 83,190 4
Animal Scientist Salary in Massachusetts 80,900 5
Animal Scientist Salary in Wisconsin 80,770 6
Animal Scientist Salary in Arizona 80,300 7
Animal Scientist Salary in United States 72,930 8
Animal Scientist Salary in Missouri 69,330 9
Animal Scientist Salary in Iowa 69,310 10
Animal Scientist Salary in Ohio 68,650 11
Animal Scientist Salary in Oklahoma 66,610 12
Animal Scientist Salary in Kansas 64,820 13
Animal Scientist Salary in Arkansas 60,780 14
Animal Scientist Salary in North Carolina 60,610 15
Animal Scientist Salary in Texas 53,880 16
Animal Scientist Salary in South Dakota 52,430 17
Animal Scientist Salary in Michigan 49,280 18
Animal Scientist Salary in Florida 40,370 19

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics