Is your future salary worth the time in school?

After graduation, zoology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $81,815, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,157. The median grad salary is $51,293.

Zoology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in zoology is $24,578, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $36,462.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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