Zoologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Zoologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $106,660
Massachusetts $83,500
Maryland $72,440
Hawaii $73,660
Connecticut $77,510
Alaska $74,720
California $71,410
Washington $70,250
New York $72,290
Idaho $69,430
Oregon $71,260
Colorado $65,750
Rhode Island $62,280
North Dakota $71,420
Nevada $65,300
Indiana $65,180
Iowa $71,970
Louisiana $71,420
Pennsylvania $64,440
Mississippi $57,800
New Hampshire $67,330
Vermont $68,240
Montana $63,330
New Jersey $61,940
Texas $62,400
Tennessee $65,520
Michigan $66,320
Virginia $61,160
Georgia $58,740
Illinois $57,920
Arizona $61,230
South Carolina $59,050
Wyoming $63,400
Minnesota $59,520
Nebraska $56,600
North Carolina $53,630
Maine $58,640
Kentucky $55,900
Utah $52,230
Wisconsin $55,330
New Mexico $51,710
Alabama $53,420
Ohio $56,920
South Dakota $51,660
Kansas $53,010
Missouri $50,200
Florida $43,880
Puerto Rico $37,350
Oklahoma $45,950

How do zoologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Zoologists earn 15% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than aquacultural managers but more than animal control workers.

Career Median Salary
Aquacultural manager salary $71K
Zoologist salary $63K
Animal scientist salary $60K
Fish and game warden salary $58K
Animal breeder salary $43K
Animal control worker salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)