The average salary for a Fishery Biologist in Canada is C$70,753.
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Job Description for Fishery Biologist
Fishery biologists are life scientists specializing in the study of aquatic life, specifically fish, in man-made or naturally occurring areas stocked with fish. These areas can include stocked rivers, ponds, lakes, streams, fish hatcheries and fish farms. Fishery biologists use a variety of knowledge-based methods and research tools and instruments to measure the health levels of fish and the surrounding ecosystem. They typically work in an outdoor setting, doing investigations or research at th…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Fishery Biologist
An early career Fishery Biologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$60,998 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Fishery Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,906 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Fishery Biologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,498 based on 8 salaries.
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