The average wage for an aquarist in the United States is around $13.32 per hour.
Aquarists earn an average hourly wage of $13.32.
Salaries typically start from $10.44 per hour and go up to $26.20 per hour.
46% below national average Updated in 2018
Aquarist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do aquarist salaries compare to similar careers?
Aquarists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than marine biologists but more than dog trainers.
|Marine biologist salary||$32K|
|Animal breeder salary||$37K|
|Animal control worker salary||$36K|
|Wildlife rehabilitator salary||$28K|
|Animal trainer salary||$29K|
|Veterinary technologist salary||$32K|
|Dairy farmer salary||$26K|
|Dog trainer salary||$26K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)