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 biostatisticians but more than geographers.

Career Median Salary
Biostatistician salary $96K
Statistician salary $96K
Atmospheric scientist salary $95K
Scientist salary $87K
Hydrologist salary $84K
Biologist salary $83K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $83K
Molecular biologist salary $83K
Chemist salary $79K
Geographer salary $85K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)