$45,748
Avg. Salary
$16.95
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$700

Bonus

$725

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for an Aquatic Biologist is $16.95 per hour.

The average pay for an Aquatic Biologist is $45,748 per year.

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$13.94
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MEDIAN $45,748
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$0$76K
Salary $31,095 - $76,743
Bonus $233 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $725
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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$30,789 - $76,336
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.94 - $37.81
Overtime $24.48
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $233 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $725
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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$30,789 - $76,336
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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

Pay by Experience Level for Aquatic Biologist

Pay by Experience for an Aquatic Biologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Aquatic Biologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aquatic Biologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Aquatic Biologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 9 salaries. An Aquatic Biologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Aquatic Biologist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Aquatic Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

Experienced
▲57%

▲11%

National Average
$41,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Aquatic Biologist Salaries

Project Management
▲24%

Microsoft Word
▲12%

National Average
$41,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 9%