Biologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Biologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $37,758
California $36,097
North Carolina $34,000
Florida $30,786
Texas $30,000

How do biologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Biologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than mathematicians but more than microbiologists.

Career Median Salary
Mathematician salary $108K
Nanosystems engineer salary $101K
Biochemical engineer salary $101K
Geologist salary $84K
Biostatistician salary $96K
Biologist salary $83K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $83K
Geneticist salary $83K
Molecular biologist salary $83K
Microbiologist salary $79K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)