The average pay for an Ecologist is C$59,973 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$45,060 - C$82,592
C$45K
C$61K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$61,297
10%
50%
90%
C$22.24 - C$39.03
C$22
C$28
C$39
MEDIAN: C$28.35
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$45,060 - C$82,592
Bonus C$200 - C$7,122
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$45,947 - C$82,949
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$22.24 - C$39.03
Overtime C$22.91 - C$55.23
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$200 - C$7,122
Profit Sharing C$2,500
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$45,947 - C$82,949
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Ecologist

Ecologists are responsible for surveying ecosystems and creating assessments pertaining to the diversity, behavior, and population of the organisms within ecosystems. The tasks they undertake will require them to spend a great deal of time in the field conducting scientific investigations and classifying organisms; recorded data is then submitted to Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Ecologists also have other responsibilities, such as generating environmental impact reports, habitat maintenance, teaching in schools, helping with legislation, conducting surveys, and more. Ecologists generally work for environmental protection organizations, government agencies, and conservation charities, and they may work either independently or on teams depending on their employer's objectives.

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Ecologist Tasks

  • Perform habitat evaluations, rare species surveys, wetland delineations, and ecological fieldwork.
  • Prepare Environmental Impact Assessments and regulatory reviews.
  • Educate and/or publish findings to the public and officials and assist with mitigation plans.
  • Classify organisms.

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Key Stats for Ecologist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Ecologist Salaries

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
C$63,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%