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 California. On average, they make less than food science technologists but more than agricultural and food science technicians.

Career Median Salary
Food science technologist salary $64K
Biomass plant technician salary $66K
Explosives worker salary $69K
Environmental technician salary $58K
Animal scientist salary $50K
Animal control worker salary $55K
Biotechnician salary $50K
Agricultural inspector salary $46K
Farm equipment mechanic salary $45K
Agricultural and food science technician salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)