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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
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or $31.08 hourly
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This occupation has been voted '21%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by the automation risk level we have generated, which suggests a 16% chance of automation.
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists' job openings is expected to rise 0.7% by 2031
'Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists' was $64,650, or $31.08 hourly
'Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists' are paid 41.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as zoologists and wildlife biologists?
As of 2021 there were 15,930 people employed as Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.011% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists.
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.
SOC Code: 19-1023.00
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