Average Mid-Career Aquatic Biologist Salary in Canada

C$61,909
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Aquatic Biologist in Canada is C$61,909.
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C$49k
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MEDIAN C$61,909
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C$49k - C$77k
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C$49k - C$78k

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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.

Career Paths

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Aquatic Biologist
Environmental Consultant
Environmental Specialist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Aquatic Biologist

Skills in Technical Writing and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Environmental Consulting.

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$53,336 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Aquatic Biologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,345 based on 17 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
55.3%
Experienced
44.7%

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