Wildlife Biologist Salary

The average salary for a Wildlife Biologist is $50,747 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$33,585 - $79,198
$34K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,569
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$12.71 - $34.45
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MEDIAN: $21.39
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$0$79K
Salary $33,585 - $79,198
Bonus $344.51 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$32,421 - $79,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.71 - $34.45
Overtime $15.32 - $42.34
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $344.51 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,421 - $79,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Wildlife Biologist

Wildlife biologists study how animals interact with their environment. They also study how human activity effects the behavior and population size of animals. Wildlife biologists help to preserve species of concern by reducing human-wildlife conflicts and managing sustainable hunting.

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Wildlife Biologist Tasks

  • Conduct and analyze plant and animal biological data about relationships between organisms and their environment.
  • Prepare environmental impact reports.
  • Inform public, state, and federal representatives and agencies of test results.
  • Determine environmental effects of land and water use.

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Popular Skills for Wildlife Biologist

Pay by Experience Level for Wildlife Biologist

Pay by Experience for a Wildlife Biologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Wildlife Biologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 124 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Wildlife Biologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Wildlife Biologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 84 salaries. A Wildlife Biologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Wildlife Biologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Wildlife Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Wildlife Biologist Salaries


Environmental Compliance
▲9%

Environmental Consulting
▲4%

National Average
$50,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼3%

Data Analysis
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 17%
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