Marine Biology: By: Landon scercy

What education is needed for this career?

The education that is needed is a High School Diploma or GED,Bachelor’s degree in biology or related sciences and a Internship or externship in the field. Also aMasters of Science Degree in Marine Biology or Marine Science and a Doctorate Degree in Marine Biology. Which is optional.

What training is needed for this career?

You need to be trained to undertake a wide range of research projects where they learn about the physical, chemical and biological processes of different marine plants and animals.

Who are the largest employers for this career /field?

The largest employers are at Hopkins Marine Station Of Stanford University.

Where can one find work in this field?

You can find work at marine hospitals and at Hopkins Marine Station Of Stanford University.

What is the average starting salary?

The average salary is $33,000 per year.

What is the average ten-year salary?

The average ten year salary is $60,000 to $80,000.

What is the long-term outlook for this career?

The employment outlook is highly competitive.

The supply of marine scientists far exceeds the demand, and the number of government jobs (the federal and state governments are important employers) is limited.

What is the turnover rate for this career?

There were 91,300 jobs in 2008.

It grew by a rapid 21% in the decade from 2008 to 2018.

What are the working conditions?

The working conditions are very cold or hot and you work for long hours. There is also exotic foods and customs.

What are some of the hazards or disadvantages of the job?

The hazards are traveling, physical risk, working conditions, pay, technology and ecology.

What is the nature of the work?

Marine biologists spend at least part of their time doing research in the field, working in environments ranging from marshes or wetlands to the ocean.

They utilize a variety of equipment including boats, scuba gear, nets, traps, sonar, submarines, robotics, computers, and standard lab equipment.

What are the responsibilities on the job?

The duties of a marine biologists can vary widely based on whether they work primarily in research, academia, or private industry.

What are some related occupations?

Some occupations are physics, hydrologists, and physical oceanographers.

Explain why you chose to explore this career?

I chose to explore the career of marine biology. I chose to research this career because I like the beach. I also like the ocean. Another reason why I chose to research this career was because I grew up with animals.

Citations:

http://www.marinebiologycolleges101.com/getting-an-education-in-marine-biology.html

www.marinebiologycolleges101.com/getting-an-education-in-marine-biology.html

http://marinebio.org/marinebio/careers/

http://www.aboutbioscience.org/careers/marinebiologist

http://www.aboutbioscience.org/careers/marinebiologist

https://swfsc.noaa.gov/textblock.aspx?id=54

https://www.thebalance.com/marine-biologist-125619

http://work.chron.com/advantages-disadvantages-job-marine-biology-5613.html

http://work.chron.com/advantages-disadvantages-job-marine-biology-5613.html

https://www.thebalance.com/marine-biologist-125619

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