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Employers of Zoology majors in LA

Zoologists and wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems. They study the physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats. Zoologists and wildlife biologists held about 20,100 jobs in 2012. They work in offices, laboratories, or outdoors. Depending on their position, they may spend considerable time in the field gathering data and studying animals in their natural habitats. Zoologists and wildlife biologists need a bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions, but a master’s degree is often needed for advancement. A Ph.D. is necessary for independent research and for university research positions. The median annual wage for zoologists and wildlife biologists was $57,710 in May 2012. Employment of zoologists and wildlife biologists is projected to grow 5 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. More zoologists and wildlife biologists will be needed to study the impact of population growth and development on wildlife and their habitats.

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Zoologists and wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems. They study the physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats. They study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management. May collect and analyze biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water habitats. Zoologists and wildlife biologists work in offices, laboratories, or outdoors. Depending on their job, they may spend considerable time in the field gathering data and studying animals in their natural habitats. Zoologists and wildlife biologists need a bachelor’s degree for entry-level positions; a master’s degree is often needed for higher-level investigative or scientific work. A Ph.D. is necessary to lead independent research and for most university research positions. The median annual wage for zoologists and wildlife biologists was $62,290 in May 2017. Employment of zoologists and wildlife biologists is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. More zoologists and wildlife biologists will be needed to study human and wildlife interactions as the human population grows and development impacts wildlife and their natural habitats. However, because most funding comes from governmental agencies, demand for zoologists and wildlife biologists will be limited by budgetary constraints.

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Audubon Commission
Audubon Nature Institute, Inc.
Audubon Aquarium of Americas
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Purchasing
City of New Orleans
Park & Parkways Dept-Admin
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Natural Resources Conservation Service
The Army United States Department of
Army Family and Mwr Programs
Recreation & Park Commission For The Parish of East Baton Rouge
USDA Forest Service
Kisatchie National Forest
Recreation & Park Commission For The Parish of East Baton Rouge
Quarter Horse Drive Park
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana
City of New Orleans
Recreation Dept
City of New Orleans
Park & Parkways Dept
City of New Orleans
Property Management
National Park Service
Jean Lafittle National Histor
Recreation & Park Commission For The Parish of East Baton Rouge
Fiesta Park
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
District 5
City of Monroe
City of Monroe Recreation
National Park Service
Bartaria Unit
National Park Service
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Lake Ochita Wldlife Nat Refuge
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Recreation & Park Commission
Brec
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
New Orleans District
City of Thibodaux
Recreation Deparment
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
District 2
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Big Branch Marsh Natl Wildlife
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Louisiana Seafood Prom Mktg Bd
National Marine Fisheries Service
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE
US Dept of Agriculture Forest Service
USDA Soil Conservation Svc.
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
Lafayette District
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
United States Dept of Agriculture
State Parks & Recreation Commission, Louisiana
Office of State Parks
City of Opelousas
Parks & Recreation
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
USDA Forest Service
Catahoula Ranger District
City of Ruston
Ruston Park & Recreation Dept
USDA Forest Service
Winn Ranger District
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement
Lake Charles District
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Atchaflaya Nat Wildlife Refuge
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Lafaytte Eclgcal Svcs Feld Off
State Parks & Recreation Commission, Louisiana
Parks Sulphur & Recreation
City of Westlake
Recreation District 1
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