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Aquarist Salary
in Idaho, United States

$22,584 (USD)

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Last updated: April 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aquarist is $22,584 a year and $11 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Aquarist is between $17,921 and $26,238. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Aquarist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Cares for fish and other aquatic life in aquarium exhibits.
  • Prepares food and feeds fish according to schedule.
  • Cleans tanks and removes algae from tank windows.
  • Attends to aquatic plants and decorations in displays.
  • Collects and compares water samples to color-coded chart for acid analysis and monitors thermometers to ascertain water temperature.
  • Adjusts thermostat and adds chemicals to water to maintain specified water conditions.
  • Observes fish to detect disease and injuries, reports condition to supervisor, and treats fish according to instructions.
  • May fire sedation gun and assist crew expedition members in collection of aquatic life.
Aquarist Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Job family population: 190,520

Estimated population of Aquarist jobs: 20,883

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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