Wildlife Biologist

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October 30, 2016

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Wildlife Biologist Job Description

Biologists Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions. Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management, including the collection and analysis of biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water areas.

Wildlife Biologist Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Wildlife Biologist is $50662 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $78887. The lowest salary reported was $33177. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Wildlife Biologist is $23.255 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $32.32. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $14.19. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Wildlife Biologist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $500 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Wildlife Biologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Alaska – n/a
Arizona – $41,271 – $50,868
California – $40,512 – $84,118
Florida – $37,669 – $65,650
Pennsylvania – n/a
Virginia – $41,437 – $54,049
Washington – $45,000 – $56,224

These are the highest paying cities for a Wildlife Biologist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Fresno, California –
San Francisco, California –
Orlando, Florida –
Sacramento, California –
Phoenix, Arizona –
Fairfax, Virginia –
Tucson, Arizona –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Wildlife Biologist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $50662 while in 2007 it was just $46983.05

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Gender Statistics

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 50% of Wildlife Biologists were females while 50% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Zoologist or Wildlife Biologist
$27,040 – $68,842
Biologist
$29,472 – $75,965

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