C$61,021
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,258

Profit Sharing

C$200

The average pay for a Mid-Career Aquatic Biologist is C$65,000 per year.

C$49,886 - C$75,878
C$50K
C$61K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$61,021
10%
50%
90%
C$26.75 - C$32.00
C$30
MEDIAN: C$30.00
50%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$49,886 - C$75,878
Bonus C$101 - C$2,043
Profit Sharing C$200
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$50,523 - C$77,088
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$30.00
Overtime C$48.61
Annual Data C$0C$77K
Bonus C$101 - C$2,043
Profit Sharing C$200
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$50,523 - C$77,088
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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

Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
89%
10-19 years
11%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries

Environmental Consulting
▲12%


National Average
C$62,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 12%