The average salary for a marine biologist in the United States is around $32,159 per year.
This is 30% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Marine biologists earn an average yearly salary of $32,159. Wages typically start from $24,166 and go up to $71,561.
Marine biologist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do marine biologist salaries compare to similar careers?
|Commercial fisherman salary||$37K|
|Explosives worker salary||$50K|
|Environmental technician salary||$46K|
|Marine biologist salary||$32K|
|Animal breeder salary||$37K|
|Animal control worker salary||$36K|
|Wildlife rehabilitator salary||$28K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)