Wildlife Biologist

Job Description

A wildlife biologist is expected to perform professional planning management and research duties associated with wildlife species and habitat resources. This job also requires a lot of interaction with people. They collect, analyze, and interpret facts objectively and skillfully, and can report them clearly back to people.


To be a wildlife biologist, it is recommended that you get a Bachelors degree. Since most wildlife resources and conservation problems relate to people, you need courses in English, history, geography, statistics, and economics, as well as in physical and biological sciences.

Major: Biology

Minor: Wildlife

College/Trade Schools


National: 60,000

Local: 59,000

Local is only 2% less than the National.