The average pay for an Ecologist is €15.33 per hour.
The average pay for an Ecologist is €30,685 per year.
|Salary||€23,394 - €48,479|
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|€22,666 - €43,400|
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.Read More...
Educational requirements for the position generally include a bachelor’s degree in a natural science-related field such as biology or zoology. Some work experience may be required, as well. The typical day for an ecologist will vary, but they are often working in the field to examine and record the environment and species they are studying. Ecologists may also work nights or weekends depending on what they are studying. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- 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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