How much does an Animal Scientist I make in the United States? The average Animal Scientist I salary in the United States is $50,819 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $45,204 and $56,865. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Conducts research, and analyzes and experiments on the selection, breeding, feeding, management, and marketing of animals. Determines and evaluates their applications to scientific study. Requires a degree in animal science. May be expected to have an advanced degree in area of specialty with 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a project manager. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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