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
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSAN/AN/AN/A$1.12/hrN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
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
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40 $31.97/hr N/A
Southwest Balance of State 40 $31.44/hr N/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 10 $38.39/hr N/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Grand Forks ND-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
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A N/A N/A
Southeast Balance of State N/A N/A N/A
Tasks for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists