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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Biologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$79,048 / yrTotal Pay
$52,202 / yrBase Pay
$26,847 / yrAdditional Pay

$79,048

 / yr
$38K$513K
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The estimated total pay for a Biologist is $79,048 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,202 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $26,847 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Biochemistry Salaries with median pay of $110,543, Biology Salaries with median pay of $76,049, Research Biologist Salaries with median pay of $88,132, Biology Researcher Salaries with median pay of $73,978.

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American Type Culture Collection
3.1

American Type Culture Collection

Biologist

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $49K - $68K

$49K

$68K

$48,856 - $68,049 Range

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US Department of the Interior
4.0

$55K

$132K

$55,238 - $132,432 Range

US Forest Service
3.7

$75,585

 /yr
Range: $47K - $118K

$47K

$118K

$47,007 - $118,007 Range

ATL
3.1

ATL

Biologist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $29

$16

$29

$16 - $29 Range

NIH
4.3

NIH

Biologist

$81,642

 /yr
Range: $54K - $122K

$54K

$122K

$54,127 - $121,836 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Biologist - Hourly

$19

$31

$19 - $31 Range

Kelly
3.5

Kelly

Biologist

$69,683

 /yr
Range: $48K - $104K

$48K

$104K

$48,451 - $104,374 Range

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4.1

$42K

$170K

$41,577 - $169,933 Range

Environmental Protection Agency
4.0

$78K

$127K

$78,158 - $127,174 Range

US Geological Survey
3.9

$60,000

 /yr
Range: $45K - $88K

$45K

$88K

$44,540 - $87,661 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

$71K

$108K

$71,340 - $107,838 Range

Agilent Technologies
4.2

$126,246

 /yr
Range: $126K - $126K

$126K

$126K

$126,246 - $126,246 Range

SWCA
3.8

SWCA

Biologist

$54,739

 /yr
Range: $42K - $72K

$42K

$72K

$42,251 - $72,189 Range

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
4.1

$72K

$138K

$72,000 - $138,120 Range

WIL Research Laboratories
2.2

WIL Research Laboratories

Biologist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Smithers Group
2.8

$55,005

 /yr
Range: $38K - $66K

$38K

$66K

$38,176 - $66,412 Range

US Fish and Wildlife Service
4.4

$70,757

 /yr
Range: $44K - $160K

$44K

$160K

$43,837 - $160,180 Range

State of Washington
3.5

$61,243

 /yr
Range: $58K - $65K

$58K

$65K

$58,057 - $65,339 Range

Eli Lilly and Company
3.9

$74,662

 /yr
Range: $68K - $101K

$68K

$101K

$68,171 - $100,913 Range

Merck
4.1

Merck

Biologist

$86,370

 /yr
Range: $75K - $107K

$75K

$107K

$74,915 - $106,593 Range

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$61,000

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8 days ago by a Environmental Biologist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$25

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8 days ago by a Marine Biologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$74,950

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$27

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$26

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9 days ago by a Fisheries Biologist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

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Frequently asked questions about a Biologist salaries

The national average salary for a Biologist is $61,583 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Biologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 957 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Biologist employees.

The highest salary for a Biologist in United States is $98,611 per year.

The lowest salary for a Biologist in United States is $38,460 per year.

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