DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

19-1023 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Occupational Description:
Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats.

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2020
 Percentiles
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Fargo ND-MN MSA100$43.59/hr$1.57/hr$29.07/hr$33.83/hr$38.39/hr$55.16/hr$62.01/hr
Minnesota 690117$30.32/hr$0.52/hr$19.34/hr$23.62/hr$30.91/hr$35.81/hr$40.96/hr
U S 19,250424$32.64/hr$0.20/hr$18.88/hr$24.22/hr$30.73/hr$38.37/hr$49.44/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.


Other Regional Data For Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change  - 
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 340 $25.93/hr N/A
Northwest Balance of State 140 $31.98/hr N/A
Northeast Balance of State 60 $31.98/hr N/A
Southwest Balance of State 40 $31.44/hr N/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40 $31.97/hr N/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 10 $38.39/hr N/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Southeast Balance of State N/A N/A N/A
Related Occupations
Occupation
(click title for details)
OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change  - 
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers50$12.04/hrN/A
MicrobiologistsN/AN/AN/A
Animal BreedersN/AN/AN/A
Tasks for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists