The average salary for a marine biologist in the United States is around $32,535 per year.
This is 65% above the national average. Updated in 2017.
Marine biologists earn an average yearly salary of $32,535. Wages typically start from $23,283 and go up to $80,298.
Marine biologist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do marine biologist salaries compare to similar careers?
|Marine biologist salary||$33K|
|Commercial fisherman salary||$31K|
|Occupational health specialist salary||$62K|
|Materials scientist salary||$100K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)