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 16% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than aquacultural managers but more than wildlife rehabilitators.

Career Median Salary
Aquacultural manager salary $68K
Microbiologist salary $69K
Zoologist salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $58K
Fish and game warden salary $58K
Marine biologist salary $32K
Animal breeder salary $37K
Animal control worker salary $36K
Exterminator salary $35K
Wildlife rehabilitator salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)