Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Wildlife Biologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$69,705 / yrTotal Pay
$53,467 / yrBase Pay
$16,238 / yrAdditional Pay

$69,705

 / yr
$18K$350K
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The estimated total pay for a Wildlife Biologist is $69,705 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,467 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 $16,238 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. The typical Wildlife Biologist salary is $53,467. Salaries can range from $18,265 - $349,996. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Wildlife Biologist in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $69,705.

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What are some related job titles for Wildlife Biologist?

Some related job titles are Naturalist Salaries with median pay of $75,904, Wildlife Technician Salaries with median pay of $53,618, Biological Scientist Salaries with median pay of $70,331, Conservation Salaries with median pay of $72,388.

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US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Wildlife Biologist

$73,320

 /yr
Range: $47K - $108K

$47K

$108K

$47,007 - $108,463 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.0

$102,788

 /yr
Range: $68K - $131K

$68K

$131K

$67,570 - $131,121 Range

Trutech Wildlife Service
3.2

Trutech Wildlife Service

Wildlife Biologist - Monthly

$3,021

 /mo
Range: $2K - $6K

$2K

$6K

$2,460 - $5,736 Range

US Fish and Wildlife Service
4.3

$84,298

 /yr
Range: $57K - $113K

$57K

$113K

$57,174 - $112,736 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Wildlife Biologist

$71,134

 /yr
Range: $58K - $90K

$58K

$90K

$57,595 - $89,503 Range

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
3.8

$38K

$76K

$38,040 - $75,992 Range

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
3.4

$41,749

 /yr
Range: $35K - $46K

$35K

$46K

$35,339 - $45,924 Range

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US Geological Survey
3.9

US Geological Survey

Wildlife Biologist

$57,178

 /yr
Range: $50K - $83K

$50K

$83K

$50,000 - $83,074 Range

Missouri Department of Conservation
3.6

$43,867

 /yr
Range: $37K - $50K

$37K

$50K

$36,894 - $50,170 Range

Pheasants Forever
3.9

Pheasants Forever

Wildlife Biologist

$50,795

 /yr
Range: $42K - $52K

$42K

$52K

$42,203 - $51,613 Range

Turnstone Environmental Consultants
4.2

Turnstone Environmental Consultants

Wildlife Biologist - Monthly

$3,090

 /mo
Range: $3K - $3K

$3K

$3K

$2,672 - $3,409 Range

Santa Ana Watershed Association

Wildlife Biologist - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 Range

U.S. Department of Agriculture
4.0

$61,101

 /yr
Range: $60K - $67K

$60K

$67K

$60,073 - $66,636 Range

Cardno
3.5

Cardno

Wildlife Biologist - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $25 - $28

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Western EcoSystems
3.7

Western EcoSystems

Wildlife Biologist

$51,976

 /yr
Range: $50K - $90K

$50K

$90K

$49,722 - $89,813 Range

Transcon Environmental
3.4

Transcon Environmental

Wildlife Biologist

$55,011

 /yr
Range: $49K - $62K

$49K

$62K

$49,056 - $62,388 Range

Loomacres Wildlife Management
2.5

$40,389

 /yr
Range: $29K - $43K

$29K

$43K

$29,454 - $43,236 Range

Wildlife Habitat Council
4.1

Wildlife Habitat Council

Wildlife Biologist

$50,572

 /yr
Range: $48K - $60K

$48K

$60K

$47,507 - $60,283 Range

ICF
3.6

ICF

Wildlife Biologist - Hourly

$25

$39

$25 - $39 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Wildlife Biologist - Hourly

$31

$40

$31 - $40 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Wildlife Biologist salaries

The national average salary for a Wildlife Biologist is $57,915 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Wildlife Biologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 190 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Wildlife Biologist employees.

The highest salary for a Wildlife Biologist in United States is $95,100 per year.

The lowest salary for a Wildlife Biologist in United States is $35,270 per year.

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