Animal scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Animal scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $49,760
Colorado $48,900
Florida $42,210
Georgia $53,370
Iowa $68,150
Illinois $50,319
Indiana $67,510
Kansas $60,150
Louisiana $48,030
Massachusetts $55,430
Maryland $118,410
Michigan $52,330
Minnesota $65,760
Missouri $62,720
North Carolina $51,610
Nebraska $81,150
New Jersey $103,120
New York $59,010
Ohio $68,530
Oklahoma $21,160
Pennsylvania $51,020
South Dakota $55,420
Tennessee $50,090
Texas $49,390
Wisconsin $63,440

How do animal scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Animal scientists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than zoologists but more than fish and game wardens.

Career Median Salary
Zoologist salary $63K
Geodesist salary $63K
Cartographer salary $63K
Conservation scientist salary $63K
Soil and water conservationist salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $60K
Forensic science technician salary $59K
Forester salary $62K
Biomass plant technician salary $58K
Fish and game warden salary $58K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)