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Aquatic Biologist Salary
in Maryland, United States

$78,872 (USD)

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The average pay for an Aquatic Biologist is $78,872 a year and $38 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Aquatic Biologist is between $56,247 and $97,490. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Aquatic Biologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies plants and animals living in water and environmental conditions affecting them.
  • Establishes, categorizes, and maintains many types of marine life.
  • Analyzes salinity, temperature, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Aquatic Biologist Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Biologist -I (entry level)
Nov 9
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
S. degree in the biological sciences or equivalent lab training and experience required for non-degreed personnel. General Background/Experience: No previous experience required with a degree. 1 ...
GIS Specialist
Nov 26
Bowie, MD, USA
... or aquatic ecology including stream functions and functional assessment. · Knowledge of local ... biology, land management and planning, construction and construction management, real estate ...