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Career information and college search tools for zoologists and wildlife biologists and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Skills

Below are the skills needed to be zoologists and wildlife biologists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening44
Critical Thinking44.12
Reading Comprehension44.62
Science43.88
Speaking3.883.88

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be zoologists and wildlife biologists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension4.124.88
Written Comprehension4.124.88
Deductive Reasoning44
Inductive Reasoning44
Oral Expression44.88

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be zoologists and wildlife biologists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Biology4.665.47
English Language4.024.59
Law and Government3.443.65
Mathematics3.414.24
Geography3.394.75

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being zoologists and wildlife biologists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.645.19
Interacting With Computers4.583.99
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.435.59
Processing Information4.365.97
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.355.19

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being zoologists and wildlife biologists according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Cooperation4.24
Integrity4.22
Attention to Detail4
Initiative3.94
Independence3.92

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue1,050 $78,320
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater550 $54,750
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade390 $70,730
Olympia-Tumwater280 $67,400
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward230 $81,820
Boise City210 $70,570
Anchorage180 $75,720
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach170 $67,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim160 $85,350
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale140 $59,370

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to zoologists and wildlife biologists

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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