Marine biologist salaries?
Name: Natalie Salamone
How much does a marine biologist get paid in a year?
Nobody goes into it for the money. It depends very much on exactly what kind
of job you have. For example, with a Ph.D., and some post-Ph.D. research experience,
you could start as an Assistant Professor at a university, running a research lab and
teaching. These jobs right now pay around $40,000 a year to start. This goes up as
you gain promotions, but at present it is unusual for even a full professor in that
field to make more than about $80,000 a year.
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