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ActivitiesResearch or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$59,300 per year in 2010

Work Context & ConditionsBiologists usually work regular hours in offices or laboratories. Their work is exacting and detail-oriented, and it's very important that they complete each task they start. They are usually not exposed to unsafe or unhealthy conditions.

Minimum Education RequirementsBachelor's Degree

SkillsCritical Thinking, Writing, Mathematics, Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Written Comprehension, Information Ordering, Inductive Reasoning, Written Expression

InterviewsAngela Atwood-Moore
Nicole McNeil
Faith Pangilinan
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