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Wildlife biology powerpoint

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  • 1. Wildlife Biologist -Raychel Skay
  • 2. Wildlife Biologist• Studying/managing wild animals and their habitats• Examples of work – Radio collaring wolfs – Working to conserve animals or habitats
  • 3. Working Conditions• Indoors or outdoors• Often long hours/irregular hours• State or Federal Employers• Work as teams or alone
  • 4. Recommended Education and Skills• 4 year degree for entry level work• Graduate degrees for advanced work• Qualifications and skills • Understand nature and environment • Speak and write well
  • 5. School One – University of Alaska Fairbanks•Located in Fairbanks, Alaska•31,000 residents of Fairbanks•Offers bachelor of science and masters of science inwildlife biology•$26,000 out of state total costs per year•About $500 one way flight ticket•9,000 students
  • 6. School Two – Colorado State University• Located in Fort Collins, Colorado• 144,000 residents of Fort Collins• Offers bachelor of science, masters of science, and PhD• $37,326 out of state tuition• 28,417 students
  • 7. Certificate of Wildlife Biology• CWB - professional certificate with experience and education• AWB – Associate certificate with education and limited experience
  • 8. Salary• Starting $43,500• Average $61,500• Experience $73,500• The higher the degree the higher the pay
  • 9. Job Outlook• ~7% outlook slow comparatively• More wildlife biologists will be needed in coming decades
  • 10. Possible Jobs• Entry level – Pay ~ $37,000 – Temporary – Requires a bachelor in related• Professional – Pay ~ $76,000 – Permanent and full time – Requires experience and graduate degree
  • 11. Sources• “Wildlife Biologist” Discover ACT• Occupation Outlook Handbook• University of Alaska Fairbanks www.uaf.com• Colorado State University www.colostate.com• Certificate of Wildlife Biology www.joomla.wildlife.org• USA Jobs www.usa.jobs.gov