Marine Biologist Job Description Sample

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A marine biologist researches life in the oceans or other saltwater environments. They conduct experiments, observe and analyze data, rehabilitate injured animals, and document origins, behaviors, diseases, and genetics of marine animals.

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We are looking for a passionate marine biologist to join our research team. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching marine life and handling marine animals. Your main goal will be to understand and improve the marine environment and ecosystems.


A marine biologist averages a salary of $50,000, with a range of $39,000 for entry-level professionals to $89,000 for top-level biologists.


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