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 astronomers but more than veterinarians.

Career Median Salary
Astronomer salary $101K
Marine biologist salary $33K
Commercial fisherman salary $31K
Occupational health specialist salary $62K
Materials scientist salary $100K
Veterinarian salary $73K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)