Job Responsibilities- Research zoologists might study the behavior of animals in their natural habitat, conduct experiments on animals in captivity or dissect animals.
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Just starting = $61,880 Experienced=$60,300 Highest Wages are in District of Columbia- $106,540
Working Conditions- Zoologist work in offices, laboratories, and outdoors. Depending on their job and interests, they may spend some time in the field gathering data and studying animals in their natural habitats.
What a Zoologist Does
Related Jobs- Marine Scientist Nature Conservation Officer Ecologist Environmental Consultant Zoologists are required to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a field such as zoology, biology, wildlife biology
More zoologists and wildlife biologists will be needed to study the impact of human population growth on wildlife and their natural habitats. However, because most funding comes from governmental agencies, demand for zoologists and wildlife biologists will be limited by budgetary constraints.
Zoologists study animals and other wildlife, and how they interact with their habitat. They study the physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats.