A Zoologist earns an average salary of AU$63,871 per year.

AU$49,493 - AU$98,633
AU$49K
AU$62K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$61,594
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Salary AU$49,493 - AU$98,633
Bonus AU$3,000
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AU$50,167 - AU$85,731
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Zoologist

Zoologists are scientists who study living organisms, specifically animals (some specialize in particular types of animals), and they are employed primarily by universities, wildlife agencies, zoos, and other special attractions. This position often requires working in an outdoor environment, and some travel may be required. Their hours will depend on the hours of their organization, and overnight or weekend shifts are not uncommon.

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Zoologist Tasks

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

Zoologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,258

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Key Stats for Zoologist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 60%