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description of career

Zoologists study the habitats and characteristics of animals and wildlife.They might observe how one species reacts to another, how they interact with their habitat, what their reproductive habits are, and how they socialize with other members of their species.they sometimes use GPS systems and sophisticated modeling software to forecast and track the migration patterns of particular types of animals.


The average salary of a Zoologist is $62,610. Salaries start from $37,150 and go up to $95,460.

3 Colleges that offer major

University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio,TX

Southern Illinoise University Carbondale--Carbondale, IL

University of Wyoming--Laramie, WY

Projected job outlook for 2020

Employment of zoologists and wildlife biologists is projected to grow 5 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. More zoologists and wildlife biologists will be needed to study the impact of population growth and development on wildlife and their habitats.