Average Ecologist Salary

$51,051
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$78k

The average salary for an Ecologist is $51,051

Base Salary
$39k - $78k
Bonus
$484 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$504 - $53k
Total Pay
$37k - $78k
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What Do Ecologists Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Ecologist

3.7 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Female
52.8%
Male
47.2%
This data is based on 108 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

77%

Vision

62%

None

10%