Hydrobiologist - Salary and Career

Hydrobiologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They study living beings, carry out research in the areas of biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, environmental biology and epidemiology and inventory biodiversity. They organize biological collections, manage natural resources, develop environmental education activities. They perform biological, molecular and environmental diagnoses, in addition to performing clinical, cytological, cytogenic and pathological analyses. They can provide consultancy and advice.

How much does an Hydrobiologist earn

A Hydrobiologist earns between $1.643 and $9.007 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.638 and a median salary of $3.000 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 3.593 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Hydrobiologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.638 43.653 909 18
1º Quartile 1.643 19.712 411 8
Median Salary 3.000 36.000 750 15
3º Quartile 6.869 82.434 1.717 34
Higher Salary 9.007 108.090 2.252 45

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • biologists
        • biologists

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Main workplaces

Biologists they work in hospitals, laboratories, zoos and botanical gardens, parks and nature reserves, bioecological stations and environmental protection areas, herbaria, vivarium, breeding grounds, cultivation stations. They are found in governmental and non-governmental bodies, public and private companies, universities, as employees or service providers, consultants, experts. When they work in research institutes and universities, they are usually classified as researchers and professors. Work is carried out in offices and laboratories and also in the open, both during the day and in shifts. In some activities they may be exposed to the effects of toxic materials and radiation.

What does it take to work in the field of Biologists

Family occupations require at least a full college degree in the area. Market demands value lato sensu and stricto sensu graduate degrees.

Functions and activities of Hydrobiologist

Biologists must:

  • developing research in biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, environmental and epidemiology;
  • perform biological, molecular and environmental diagnostics;
  • perform consulting and advisory services in the biological and environmental area;
  • perform clinical, cytological, cytogenic and pathological analysis;
  • perform consultancy and assistance in the biological and environmental area;
  • developing environmental education activities;
  • develop environmental education activities;
  • organizing biological collections;
  • perform clinical, cytological, cytogenic and pathological analyzes;
  • perform consultancy and advisory services in the biological and environmental area;
  • manage natural resources;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • inventory biodiversity;
  • exercer teaching in science and biological sciences;
  • develop research in biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, environmental and epidemiology;
  • study living beings;
  • studying living beings;
  • perform consultancy and advice in the biological and environmental area;
  • organize biological collections;

  • Activities

    • identify demand;
    • organize material recycling activities;
    • evaluating student performance;
    • develop environmental education projects for rural areas;
    • assembling biological collections;
    • maintain biological collections;
    • coordinate teams;
    • manage forest resources;
    • manage projects;
    • elaborate amendments and discipline programs;
    • delimit sampling area;
    • analyze samples;
    • perform genetic counseling;
    • perform expertise;
    • operate instruments and analysis equipment;
    • develop database;
    • elaborate pedagogical projects;
    • classify species;
    • orient research;
    • organizing activities on hygiene, health education and environmental degradation;
    • analyze the spatial and temporal distribution;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • manage water resources;
    • set goals;
    • demonstrate thoroughness;
    • set goals;
    • set up biological material banks;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • train teachers in environmental education;
    • studying genetics and evolution of living beings;
    • studying biochemical, biophysical and molecular aspects;
    • develop wastewater reuse projects;
    • elaborate strategic plans;
    • demonstrate investigative ability;
    • issue diagnostic reports;
    • set up a breeding ground;
    • working in botanical gardens and zoos;
    • reveal a sense of organization;
    • develop critical sense;
    • quantify species and specimens;
    • define evaluation indicators;
    • document through photos, footage, illustration and scientific material;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • establish measures for the conservation of renewable natural resources;
    • collect samples;
    • study life cycles;
    • develop ethics;
    • establish measures for the management of renewable natural resources;
    • analyze research data;
    • elaborate forecasts (management, preservation, recovery of the environment , socio-economic development.);
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • demonstrate adaptability;
    • teaching classes;
    • demonstrate ability to ask questions;
    • perform assays;
    • develop programs to control pests, diseases, parasites and vectors;
    • work as a team;
    • providing information on conservation of natural resources;
    • manage fisheries resources;
    • carry out surveys in different biomes;
    • develop reforestation projects;
    • monitor projects;
    • evaluate projects;
    • execute sustainable development projects;
    • guiding ecotourism for environmental education;
    • demonstrate critical ability;
    • organizing workshops, courses and lectures;
    • studying the origin of living beings;
    • perform socio-economic and environmental surveys;
    • interpret biotic and abiotic variables;
    • working in conservation units;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • maintain biological material banks;
    • demonstrate perseverance;
    • technically advise museums and thematic exhibitions;
    • evaluate research results;
    • issue analysis reports;
    • manage financial resources;
    • define executive partners;
    • perform exams;
    • prepare material for collections;
    • interpret analysis results;
    • formulating hypotheses;
    • disclose information on the quality of the water supply;
    • preparing theoretical and practical classes;
    • define activities schedule;
    • guiding management, preservation and conservation work together with society;
    • define methodology;
    • keep a breeding ground;
    • studying function and structure of living beings;
    • elaborate preliminary diagnosis for research development ;
    • develop sustainable development projects;
    • applying research results;
    • studying the relationship between living beings and the environment (biotic and abiotic);
    • monitoring pedagogical projects;
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • acting as a technical officer in companies, ngos, foundations and public institutions;
    • develop environmental education dissemination materials;
    • identify species;
    • elaborate curriculum;
    • demonstrate weighting ability;
    • developing activities to integrate man with nature;
    • issue environmental impact reports;
    • prepare technical reports;
    • control the quality of the analysis process;
    • writing scientific papers for publication;
    • developing a project for handling domestic, industrial and hospital waste;
    • manage wild and exotic species;
    • disclose project information;
    • prepare samples for analysis;
    • guiding scientific research, technical and didactic works;
    • participate in the operation of projects;
    • classify samples;

    Sectors that hire Hydrobiologist the most in the job market

    • clinical laboratories
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • engineering services
    • hospital care activities
    • pathological and cytological anatomy laboratories
    • general public administration
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • activities of botanical gardens, zoos, national parks, ecological reserves and environmental protection areas
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • tests and technical analysis

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