According to a recent article in a series about career choices, students who want to study wildlife biology can look forward to a growing job market in Canada. Job prospects in the industry are growing as public and political awareness of environmental issues increases, though an increasing number of professionals now have graduate degrees. And wildlife professionals can expect healthy salary increases. The average starting salary for Canadian wildlife biologists is $47,405, and rises to $75,050 after five years, according to the article. A common misconception of the career is that wildlife biologists won’t have much interaction with people, but communicating complicated research is a central part of the job.
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