Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

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Occupation Description

Zoologists and wildlife biologists investigate the origins, habits, diseases, genetics, and processes of animals, domestic and wild. They can specialize in wildlife research and management as well as collection and analysis of biological data to understand the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

18650

Job Openings By 2020

5900

Growth Rate

7.4%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors of Science in Zoology

Required Work Experience

None

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