To Be A Wildlife Biologist

All You Need To Know About Being A Wildlife Biologist

Wildlife Biologist Job Description

Being a Wildlife Biologist takes a lot of work you usually specialize in subtopics withen the field of wildlife biology. You write reports, publish scientific papers or journal articles and make presentations about your research. You also study the populations, habitats, and conservation of wildlife and fish, you also work outdoors and all kinds of weather and may need to travel long distances. This job also often requires strenuous physical activity. You. have to deal with physical science because if you are a biologist you deal with chemical reactions and you have to do it life science because you do animals are alive and may be hurt.

Education To Be A Wildlife Biologist

Zoology and Animal Biology you would have to have a Professional/Doctoral Degree. This says that you got taught about animals and the systems that keep them alive also their anatomy and behavior.


Wildlife Biology you would have to have a Professional/Doctoral Degree. This says you studied vertebrate animals and their habitats. Also about ecosystems in rural and urban areas. You also study conservation and ecology.


Biological Sciences, General you would have to have a Professional/Doctoral Degree. This says that you got taught about living things and their life process. Also the general structure, function, and evolution of organisms. You also learned about living things and their surroundings.


Wildlife Sciences and Management you would have to have a Professional/Doctoral Degree. This says that you got taught about how to manage and improve habitats and ecosystems for animals. Also about wildlife biology and other natural sciences. Lastly, about the laws and practices that affect animals.


Some helpful high school courses are Anatomy and Physiology, Biotechnology, Calculus, Chemistry, and Statistics and Probability. In college you might want to take Agricultural and Life Science.

Wildlife Biologists hard at work to keep animals healthy and stay healthy.


A Training University

I chose the University of Madison because it has the best teaching skills in Wisconsin. Also it's a public school in an urban area, and a four year college. The ratio of student to faculty is seventeen to one. An average class size is twenty-nine, but the average number of students per lab is nineteen.

Academics To Be A Wildlife Biologist

The average GPA of entering freshmen is 3.69. The average ACT score is 24 to 27, The average SAT score is 1,100 to 1,339.


What Factors Affect Employment For This Job?

Not easy to find a job like this in Wisconsin though I found seven urgent job openings, it's probably better to find it nationally. This is not really a common job in Wisconsin either.




Employers For This Job

I found two employers for this job. County of Brown located in Green Bay and Green Bay Botanical Garden Inc. obviously in Green Bay! So that's about it.

Salary For A Wildlife Biologist

Surprise, surprise national has the largest salary range for a Wildlife Biologist! The national salary range is $35,660 to $93,450. The Wisconsin salary range is $38,550 to $94,610.

Could I Do See Me Doing This Job

I can see myself doing this job because I love animals and I love to see them international habitat. A pro is that I'd love to work with animals. Some cons are that I'd be far away from home a lot and that I hate really hot weather and I have to be out in that kind of weather.


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