Virologist Salary in the US

$97,430
per year
per month
$8,120
per month
per year
Bonus
$6,800/year
Bonus
$570/month

Virologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Virologist is $97,430 per year ($8,120 per month), which is $43,940 (+82%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Virologist can expect an average starting salary of $52,340. The highest salaries can exceed $164,390.
$52,340
Low
$97,430
Average salary
$164,390
High
$4,360
Low
$8,120
Average salary
$13,700
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$5,000
$87,900
$180,890
Salary$52,340 - 164,390
Bonus$5,000 - 16,500
Total Pay$57,340 - 180,890
$420
$7,330
$15,080
Salary$4,360 - 13,700
Bonus$420 - 1,380
Total Pay$4,780 - 15,080

Virologist Salary Range

Low
$52,340
Average salary
$97,430
Senior
$123,490
High
$164,390
Low
$4,360
Average salary
$8,120
Senior
$10,290
High
$13,700

Virologist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Virologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $69,770 per year. A mid level Virologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $93,740, while a Senior Virologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $119,570. Virologists with more than 20 years of experience earn $122,380 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Virologist

Late Career▲ +26%
Senior▲ +23%
Average Salary$97,430/year
Mid Level▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
33%
Male
67%

Virologist - Related Salaries

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