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Marine Biologist Salary
in Texas, United States

$73,789 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Marine Biologist is $73,789 a year and $35 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Marine Biologist is between $52,622 and $91,207. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Marine Biologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Texas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies plants and animals living in water and environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Establishes, categorizes, and maintains many types of marine life.
  • Analyzes salinity, temperature, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Marine Biologist Job Prevalence in Texas, United States

Job family: Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Job family population: 17,710

Estimated population of Marine Biologist jobs: 1,807

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Texas (, locally ; Spanish: Texas or Tejas, pronounced [ˈtexas] (listen)) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast. Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second...

Marine Biologist Job Listings for Texas, United States

Environmental Scientist
Mar 26
Carrollton, TX, USA
Test America INC
The ideal candidate will have a science or technical degree (e.g. environmental science, biology, chemistry), participate in the Project Supervisor Training Program, have excellent communication ...
Scientist - Antibody Characterization (one-hour north of Houston)
Apr 14
Houston, TX, USA
Insight Recruitment, LLC
Experience: · Master's degree in Protein Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology or related field. PhD preferred. · Relevant laboratory experience · Working knowledge of nephelometric and ...
Jun 2
Austin, TX, USA
RPS Group
S. in Environmental Science or Biology plus 2 yrs' experience working in environmental consulting or EHS support in a manufacturing environment; & 2 yrs' experience using Excel & Word. Mail resumes ...
Staff Scientist
May 26
Austin, United States
D. in relevant life sciences field (i.e.; genetics, molecular or cellular biology, or similar). o 5-year experience after PhD (including ( 2 years industry experience) with demonstrated direct hands ...
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