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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $33.97
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$25.16 $32.20 $40.68
Minnesota
$28.55 $33.97 $39.23
Central Minnesota
$29.51 $32.84 $39.22
Southeast Minnesota
$26.64 $32.29 $37.84
Southwest Minnesota
$30.56 $33.97 $41.96
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.11 $30.56 $37.84

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 520 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 649 new Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 18,500 19,500 1,000 5.2%
Minnesota 689 725 36 5.2%
Central Minnesota 51 53 2 3.9%
Southeast Minnesota 42 42 0 0%
Southwest Minnesota 50 49 -1 -2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 302 337 35 11.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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