Average Aquatic Biologist Salary in Calgary, Alberta

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The average salary for an Aquatic Biologist in Calgary, Alberta is C$57,578.
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C$46k - C$75k
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C$38k - 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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Aquatic Biologist
Environmental Consultant
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$55,932 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Aquatic Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,877 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Aquatic Biologist in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (13.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.3% less).

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