Average Experienced Aquatic Biologist Salary in Canada

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The average salary for an Experienced Aquatic Biologist in Canada is C$71,345.
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C$51k - C$97k
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C$52k - C$83k

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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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Aquatic Biologist
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Environmental Specialist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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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 21 salaries. A mid-career Aquatic Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,909 based on 20 salaries.

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