C$54,668
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The average pay for an Entry-Level Aquatic Biologist is C$48,980 per year. A skill in Environmental Consulting is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,074 - C$60,579
C$44K
C$55K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$54,668
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50%
90%
C$0C$61K
Salary C$44,074 - C$60,579
Bonus C$98.63 - C$4,848
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$38,566 - C$61,942
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.

Aquatic Biologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$54,987

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
35%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries


National Average
C$55,000



Microsoft Word
▼12%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 15%