Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist Salary (United States)

A Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist earns an average salary of $51,450 per year.
Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist Total Pay (?
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$29,945 - $90,464
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,450
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Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist Total Pay (?
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$11.55 - $29.81
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,945 - $90,464  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,470  
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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$29,925 - $89,592  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $29.81  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $10,470  
   
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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$29,925 - $89,592  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist

  • Conduct habitat surveys and prepare biological and environmental reports.
  • Maintain records of species, habitat types, and wetlands studied during surveys.
  • Study the origin and development of animal species, habits, diseases, behavior, and the relationship between animals and their environment.

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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