The average pay for a Senior Ecologist is $63,392 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$34,465 - $85,570
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$35,034 - $105,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Senior Ecologist

Senior ecologists study how organisms interact with the environment. The specific duties required in this position vary depending on the specific employer and role - for example, they may conduct environmental impact assessments or participate in land-management processes; they may also conduct research in a variety of specializations such as freshwater, terrestrial or marine environments. These ecologists may be expected to give presentations to fellow ecologists and other professionals, as well as attend conferences and publish research.

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Senior Ecologist Tasks

  • 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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Key Stats for Senior Ecologist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
072
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Senior Ecologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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