The average salary for an animal scientist in the United States is around $60,300 per year.
This is 3% below the national average. Updated in 2019.
Animal scientists earn an average yearly salary of $60,300. Wages typically start from $38,260 and go up to $95,036.
Animal scientist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Animal scientist salary by state
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How do animal scientist salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)