The average salary for an Aquatic Biologist is C$61,027 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Environmental Consulting is associated with high pay for this job.

C$46,424 - C$77,997
C$46K
C$58K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$58,320
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50%
90%
C$14.19 - C$48.33
C$14
C$29
C$48
MEDIAN: C$29.16
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C$0C$79K
Salary C$46,424 - C$77,997
Bonus C$99.10 - C$3,091
Profit Sharing C$202
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$46,521 - C$79,011
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data C$0C$58
Hourly Rate C$14.19 - C$48.33
Overtime C$48.83
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$99.10 - C$3,091
Profit Sharing C$202
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$46,521 - C$79,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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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Popular Skills for Aquatic Biologist

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$59,520

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Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Aquatic Biologist Salaries

▲28%

▲17%

National Average
C$60,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries



National Average
C$60,000





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%