Fishery Biologist - Federal Salaries of 2004
Pay Rates for "Fishery Biologist"How much does a Fishery Biologist in the federal government get paid? $64,748.48* *Based on the 2004 average.
Fishery Biologist was the 104th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 2,422 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2004, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hired the most employees titled Fishery Biology, with an average salary of $70,896.
Government Fishery Biology jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Fishery Biology job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired a Fishery Biologist
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||954||$70,896.21|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||613||$59,056.63|
|Bureau of Land Management||80||$58,361.45|
|Bureau of Reclamation||34||$60,467.41|
|National Park Service||30||$56,784.73|
|Department of Energy||20||$86,504.85|
|Environmental Protection Agency||12||$91,295.50|
|Agricultural Research Service||7||$77,620.29|
|Natural Resources Conservation Service||6||$73,345.67|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||2||$50,546.00|
|Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission||1||$74,413.00|
|National Institutes of Health||1||$53,776.00|
|Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement||1||$76,738.00|
Fishery Biologist Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Fishery Biologist is $64,748.48. The highest paid Fishery Biologist made $145,600 in 2004.
Common Fishery Biologist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Fishery Biology Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,822|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||577|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||12|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||7|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||2|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Fish Biology jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Recreation Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Civil Engineering||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Correspondence Clerk||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Navigational Information||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Dietitian and Nutritionist||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
Average Fishery Biology Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Fishery Biologist was $64,748. Since then, the average pay has increased to $92,112 in 2018.
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