C$60,449
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,267

Profit Sharing

C$202

An Aquatic Biologist with Environmental Consulting skills earns an average salary of C$69,377 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$48,791 - C$77,941
C$49K
C$60K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$60,449
10%
50%
90%
C$29.57 - C$32.89
C$31
MEDIAN: C$31.29
50%
C$0C$79K
Salary C$48,791 - C$77,941
Bonus C$99.10 - C$2,081
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$49,325 - C$79,695
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$31.29
Overtime C$47.96
Annual Data C$0C$79K
Bonus C$99.10 - C$2,081
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$49,325 - C$79,695
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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$62,253

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

Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Aquatic Biologist Salaries

▲23%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
C$62,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%