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
Northwest Balance of State 1401$32.94/hr$0.33/hr$25.06/hr$29.34/hr$31.98/hr$36.70/hr$40.96/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.

Leading Industries for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Public Administration140$31.98/hr
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
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
Related Occupations
(click title for details)
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change  - 
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers70$13.80/hrN/A
Tasks for Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists