Browse Average Salary Ranges for Science and Research Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Science and Research? There are 483 jobs in Science and Research category. Average salaries can vary and range from $34,905 to $317,876. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from December 26, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleAnimal Scientist I Experience Education Avg. Salary$51,401  
16.17%
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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 d More

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Job TitleAstronomer Experience Education Avg. Salary$112,612  
35.43%
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Studies, researches, and analyzes celestial phenomena. Develops methodologies to solve problems in physics and mathematics. May require an advanced degree and at least 2-4 years of direct experience i More

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Job TitleAtmospheric Scientist Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$96,820  
30.46%
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Investigates, integrates and analyzes meteorological data from a variety of sources, including surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other use More

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Meteorologist
Weather Scientist
Job TitleBiophysicist Experience Education Avg. Salary$66,773  
21.01%
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Researches living organisms and cells. Develops laws and theories of biophysics for their application to industry. Requires a graduate degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a re More

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Biophysics Scientist
Job TitleBiophysics Scientist Experience Education Avg. Salary$66,801  
21.01%
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Researches living organisms and cells. Develops laws and theories of biophysics for their application to industry. Requires a graduate degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a re More

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Biophysicist
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$104,000  
32.72%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist I
Prospect Geophysicist I
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$124,200  
39.07%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist II
Prospect Geophysicist II
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$144,700  
45.52%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist III
Prospect Geophysicist III
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$183,700  
57.79%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist IV
Prospect Geophysicist IV
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$218,900  
68.86%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist V
Prospect Geophysicist V

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