Zoologist Job Description

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A Zoologist is a biological scientist who specializes in the study of animals and their ecosystems. They research animal behavior, collect data for analysis, and contribute publications to scientific journals in the field of zoology.

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We are looking for an experienced and highly trained Zoologist who is equally comfortable in a lab as they are out in the wild. The successful candidate will research animals and wildlife in their natural habitats as well as in controlled habitats, collect data for analysis, write academic papers, and communicate newfound knowledge.


A zoologist earns between $32,000 and $87,000 per year. The median salary for this position is $55,000.


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