Zoologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Zoologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $74,720
Alabama $53,420
Arkansas $49,540
Arizona $61,230
California $71,410
Colorado $65,750
Connecticut $77,510
District of Columbia $106,660
Florida $43,880
Georgia $58,740
Hawaii $73,660
Iowa $71,970
Idaho $69,430
Illinois $57,920
Indiana $65,180
Kansas $53,010
Kentucky $55,900
Louisiana $71,420
Massachusetts $83,500
Maryland $72,440
Maine $58,640
Michigan $66,320
Minnesota $59,520
Missouri $50,200
Mississippi $57,800
Montana $63,330
North Carolina $53,630
North Dakota $71,420
Nebraska $56,600
New Hampshire $67,330
New Jersey $61,940
New Mexico $51,710
Nevada $65,300
New York $72,290
Ohio $56,920
Oklahoma $45,950
Oregon $71,260
Pennsylvania $64,440
Puerto Rico $37,350
Rhode Island $62,280
South Carolina $59,050
South Dakota $51,660
Tennessee $65,520
Texas $62,400
Utah $52,230
Virginia $61,160
Vermont $68,240
Washington $70,250
Wisconsin $55,330
West Virginia $38,760
Wyoming $63,400

How do zoologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Zoologists earn 21% more than similar careers in California. On average, they make less than aquacultural managers but more than veterinary technologists.

Career Median Salary
Aquacultural manager salary $79K
Fish and game warden salary $80K
Zoologist salary $71K
Animal scientist salary $50K
Animal control worker salary $55K
Exterminator salary $39K
Veterinary technologist salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)