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A marine biologist studies the anatomy, physiology, functions, characteristics, behaviour and environments of all forms of life living in the sea and connected water bodies. In Australia a marine biologist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Marine Biologist Occupation Lists
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The job of a marine biologist in Australia is to examine the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of humans, animals, plants and other living organisms to better understand how living organisms function and interact with each other and the environment in which they live.
Most occupations in the marine biologist unit group (Group 2345) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Marine Biologist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same marine biologist group if not listed in either the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Marine Biologist in Australia is $ 90,825 for male employees and $ 64,914 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 37.5 Females: 41.5 Persons: 39.8
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2345) Life scientists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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