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Ecology is the study of the interconnections between organisms (plants, animals, fungus, bacterium) and the physical environment. It links biology, which includes both zoology (the study of animals) and botany (the study of plants), with physical sciences such as geology and paleontology. Ecologist is a broad name for any of a number of different biological or physical scientists concerned with the study of plants or animals within their environment.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Career Ladder
Science Manager or Professor

Experienced Ecologist

Entry-Level Ecologist

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