Marine Biologist

By:Grant Horn

Job Description

They study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife of the Marine Environment.


Work Conditions

They usually work office hours but if they have to work in the field it is always longer.

They also work on boats at sea or in isolated coastal areas in all weather conditions.



Activities or Various areas studied

They have studied all around the U.S. and other parts of the world.


Equipment

There are so many varieties of tools a Marine Biologist use but there is one tool that is most important and that is the computer. They also use telescopes, measuring devices, scuba gear, microscopes, and more


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Education

•Biology, chemistry, earth atmosphere, planetary science, environmental courses, life sciences courses, mathematics, and physics. •Four years or more of college Entry level employee earnings $41,400 and ($19.9 hourly) Mean employee earnings $53,300 ($25.63 hourly) Experienced employee earnings upper (75% of salaries) ($32.31 hourly).



2 Pros and 2 Cons

In the beginning, one may only receive a meager salary of $20,000 to $30,000. •One thing that is bad is that they have new technology and everyone that got there degree as a marine biologist back in the days aren't used to the new technology yet.

However, if you finish your doctorate degree and gain some experience, you will find that your monthly pay can increase significantly.


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