Training Requirements for Animal Scientists

Animal scientists need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Animal scientists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 56.4
Masters Degree 27.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 16.0

Employment Outlook for Animal Scientists

This represents about 2,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more animal scientists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

Typical Income for Animal Scientists

Hourly Income

On average,animal scientists make $35.04 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal scientists $17.47 $22.07 $29.01 $38.87 $60.67
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life scientists $20.15 $25.48 $34.59 $48.11 $64.99
Agricultural and food scientists $18.11 $23.05 $30.25 $40.51 $56.02
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, animal scientists make $72,890 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Animal scientists $36,340 $45,900 $60,330 $80,840 $126,190
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life scientists $41,910 $53,000 $71,950 $100,080 $135,170
Agricultural and food scientists $37,660 $47,950 $62,920 $84,270 $116,520
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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