Zoologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Zoologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $82,090
New Jersey $81,690
Alaska $81,630
Hawaii $78,000
Washington $77,260
Oregon $75,660
Texas $75,420
North Dakota $73,900
California $73,820
Michigan $73,260
Vermont $71,120
Tennessee $69,450
Colorado $69,400
Louisiana $68,950
Minnesota $68,200
New Hampshire $67,390
Missouri $66,790
Mississippi $66,790
Nevada $66,370
Maryland $66,120
New York $66,040
Virginia $64,840
Connecticut $64,760
Pennsylvania $63,940
Wyoming $63,940
Idaho $63,750
Montana $63,750
Ohio $63,750
Iowa $63,100
Rhode Island $62,280
Arizona $62,000
Illinois $61,780
North Carolina $61,490
Arkansas $60,550
Maine $60,360
Georgia $58,870
Wisconsin $58,760
Oklahoma $56,820
Utah $56,720
South Dakota $56,060
New Mexico $55,590
Alabama $55,320
Kansas $54,910
Nebraska $53,230
Kentucky $51,700
South Carolina $50,130
Indiana $50,100
Florida $46,480
West Virginia $38,760
Puerto Rico $37,350
District of Columbia $111,180

How do zoologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Zoologists earn 19% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than animal scientists but more than exterminators.

Career Median Salary
Animal scientist salary $65K
Aquacultural manager salary $73K
Zoologist salary $65K
Fish and game warden salary $61K
Animal breeder salary $40K
Animal control worker salary $39K
Exterminator salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)