C$59,406
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,267

Profit Sharing

C$205

The average pay for an Aquatic Biologist is C$59,406 per year.

C$48,004 - C$78,162
C$48K
C$59K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$59,406
10%
50%
90%
C$14.09 - C$48.67
C$14
C$29
C$49
MEDIAN: C$29.23
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$48,004 - C$78,162
Bonus C$99.10 - C$3,091
Profit Sharing C$205
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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C$45,625 - C$79,076
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$14.09 - C$48.67
Overtime C$49.26
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$99.10 - C$3,091
Profit Sharing C$205
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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C$45,625 - C$79,076
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Aquatic Biologist

An aquatic biologist primarily studies the ecology and behaviors of living organisms, such as plants, animals, and microbes. The organisms are usually found in freshwater sources, including lakes, rivers, marshes, and wetlands. Aquatic biologists also study the composition of the water itself, as well as the effects of various conditions on aquatic life.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Aquatic Biologist


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National Average: C$60,629

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Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Aquatic Biologist Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

National Average
C$61,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries



National Average
C$61,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%