Average Aquatic Biologist Salary

C$59,440
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,500
Bonus
C$1,000
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The average salary for an Aquatic Biologist is C$59,440.
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MEDIAN C$59,440
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Salary
C$47k - C$81k
Bonus
C$983 - C$3k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$1k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$79k

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Job Description for Aquatic Biologist

Aquatic Biologist Tasks
  • Study the behavior, genetics, origins and diseases of marine wildlife.
  • Observe and analyze data pertaining to marine life.
  • May specialize in environmental cleanups, marine conservation or the rehabilitation of injured marine animals.
  • Conduct scientific experiments on-site and / or in a lab.

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Popular Skills for Aquatic Biologist

Skills in Environmental Consulting, Technical Writing, Data Analysis and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Aquatic Biologist

An early career Aquatic Biologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$53,336 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Aquatic Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,881 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Aquatic Biologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,345 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Aquatic Biologist in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.8% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (3.4% less) and Calgary, Alberta (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
31.5%
Experienced
27.8%

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