The average salary for an Experienced Aquatic Biologist with Environmental Consulting skills in Canada is C$73,891.
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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. Usually, at least a bachelor's degree in aquatic biology or a closely related major is required for an entry-level position. However, most re…Read more
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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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$54,936 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Aquatic Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,882 based on 17 salaries.
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