Google Trend graph shows a bit of a decline in the rate that people were going to Google and typing in the keyword Zoologist. The downward trend leveled off in about 2010 and has remained constant with interest in Zoology & Zoologists showing strong cyclical trends every year.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists listed the median salary in 2010 at $57,430 a year which comes out to around $27.61 an hour. A Zoologist typically is required to have a Zoology degree or some related type of Biology major focused Bachelors Degree. The number of Zoologist jobs available in 2010 were 19,800 in total. The Zoologist job outlook shows that the profession will have a growth rate of 7% adding nearly 1,500 Zoology jobs to the job market from 2010 – 2020. Depending on if you get a Zoologist job in one of the highest paying states you can make as much as $61,000 a year.
Listed below is information that is specific to Zoologist job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Zoologist. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Zoologists and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”