Marine biologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do marine biologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Marine biologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than commercial fishermen but more than wildlife rehabilitators.

Career Median Salary
Commercial fisherman salary $37K
Scientist salary $38K
Explosives worker salary $50K
Environmental technician salary $46K
Biotechnician salary $44K
Marine biologist salary $32K
Animal breeder salary $37K
Animal control worker salary $36K
Exterminator salary $35K
Wildlife rehabilitator salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)