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 New York. On average, they make less than fish and game wardens but more than biotechnicians.

Career Median Salary
Fish and game warden salary $69K
Forensic science technician salary $64K
Forester salary $62K
Biomass plant technician salary $63K
Agricultural inspector salary $65K
Animal scientist salary $59K
Food science technologist salary $54K
Environmental technician salary $49K
Agricultural and food science technician salary $48K
Biotechnician salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)