What is the average salary for a Zoologist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Zoologist is $62,610. Salaries start from $37,150 and go up to $95,460. Please note that the average salary for a Zoologist 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 Zoologists in United States earn:

$95,460
Senior

The top 25% of Zoologists in United States earn:

$72,810
Experienced

The middle 50% of Zoologists in United States earn:

$57,430
Junior

The bottom 25% of Zoologists in United States earn:

$45,850
Starting

The bottom 10% of Zoologists in United States earn:

$37,150

Historical salary

Zoologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Zoologist Salary in District of Columbia 99,800 1
Zoologist Salary in Maryland 96,030 2
Zoologist Salary in Connecticut 89,420 3
Zoologist Salary in Rhode Island 82,510 4
Zoologist Salary in New Jersey 73,290 5
Zoologist Salary in California 71,390 6
Zoologist Salary in Hawaii 71,260 7
Zoologist Salary in Washington 71,040 8
Zoologist Salary in Alaska 69,380 9
Zoologist Salary in Michigan 67,920 10
Zoologist Salary in Oregon 65,940 11
Zoologist Salary in Louisiana 65,320 12
Zoologist Salary in Colorado 64,580 13
Zoologist Salary in Iowa 64,370 14
Zoologist Salary in New York 64,270 15
Zoologist Salary in Mississippi 64,190 16
Zoologist Salary in Massachusetts 64,090 17
Zoologist Salary in Illinois 63,790 18
Zoologist Salary in Texas 63,510 19
Zoologist Salary in United States 62,610 20
Zoologist Salary in North Dakota 61,740 21
Zoologist Salary in Montana 60,920 22
Zoologist Salary in Virginia 60,090 23
Zoologist Salary in Idaho 59,190 24
Zoologist Salary in Alabama 59,000 25
Zoologist Salary in Wyoming 58,950 26
Zoologist Salary in North Carolina 57,820 27
Zoologist Salary in Tennessee 57,050 28
Zoologist Salary in Ohio 57,030 29
Zoologist Salary in Nebraska 56,550 30
Zoologist Salary in Arizona 56,190 31
Zoologist Salary in Nevada 55,740 32
Zoologist Salary in Minnesota 55,700 33
Zoologist Salary in Indiana 55,500 34
Zoologist Salary in Vermont 55,380 35
Zoologist Salary in New Hampshire 54,800 36
Zoologist Salary in Utah 54,680 37
Zoologist Salary in New Mexico 54,460 38
Zoologist Salary in Pennsylvania 53,590 39
Zoologist Salary in South Carolina 52,820 40
Zoologist Salary in Wisconsin 52,750 41
Zoologist Salary in West Virginia 52,160 42
Zoologist Salary in Arkansas 52,070 43
Zoologist Salary in Missouri 51,880 44
Zoologist Salary in Maine 51,200 45
Zoologist Salary in Florida 50,660 46
Zoologist Salary in South Dakota 49,330 47
Zoologist Salary in Georgia 48,740 48
Zoologist Salary in Kentucky 47,870 49
Zoologist Salary in Oklahoma 45,960 50

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