Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, zoology and related animal studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $70,707, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,821. The median grad salary is $45,142.
Zoology and Related Animal Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in zoology and related animal studies is $27,342, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,297.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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