Salary for Biologists

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Also known as:  Biologist, Bryologist, Embryologist, Osteologist, Paleobotanist, Phytopathologist, Plant Etiologist

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A earns salaries somewhere between $49,060 to $137,030 depending on levels of tenure. Biologists can expect a salary of eigthy-nine thousand nine hundred and ten dollars each year.

Biologists can get the best pay in District of Columbia, where they receive pay levels, on average, of close to about $130,350. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can earn job pay of $99,330.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 58.24 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Biologists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$99,330
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$96,920
Manufacturing
$93,150
Health Care and Social Assistance
$87,260
Public Administration
$87,010
Wholesale Trade
$82,520

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$71,140
Information
$72,440
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$74,630
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$80,360
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$80,590
Wholesale Trade
$82,520