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Senior Ecologist Salary

The average pay for a Senior Ecologist is $58,959 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$43,459 - $107,182
MEDIAN: $58,959

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$43,744 - $108,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Senior Ecologist

  • Research and evaluate industrial byproducts and weigh the benefits of regulatory options.
  • Provide technical guidance to clients and ensure that their environmental plans are in line with local and federal ecological standards.
  • Work with engineers, scientists, and economists to conduct national and regional environmental assessments.

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Experience Affects Senior Ecologist Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%