Botanist Salary in the US

$50,630
per year
per month
$4,220
per month
per year

Botanist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Botanist is $50,630 per year ($4,220 per month), which is $2,860 (-5%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Botanist can expect an average starting salary of $36,470. The highest salaries can exceed $103,270.
$36,470
Low
$50,630
Average salary
$103,270
High
$3,040
Low
$4,220
Average salary
$8,610
High

Botanist Salary Range

Low
$36,470
Average salary
$50,630
Senior
$58,600
High
$103,270
Low
$3,040
Average salary
$4,220
Senior
$4,880
High
$8,610
Among Botanists in the U.S., field botanists and forensic botanists boast the highest annual earnings.

Botanist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Forensic Botanist$60K/year
+18% 
Field Botanist$57K/year
+12% 

Botanist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Botanist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $41,250 per year. A mid level Botanist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $55,730, while a Senior Botanist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $58,970. Botanists with more than 20 years of experience earn $56,470 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Botanist

Senior▲ +16%
Late Career▲ +12%
Mid Level▲ +10%
Average Salary$50,630/year
Entry Level▼ -19%

Gender Breakdown

Female
63%
Male
37%

Botanist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Botanist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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