education requirements

HS/GED to Ph.D.

expected salary range

$40k to start

training area


Get paid for going outside.

Studies fish and fisheries management with the goal of protecting or increasing the health of fish populations. There is a range of sub-specialization within this field, from counting fish in a river to counting dollars in an entire region. Jobs include fishery biologist, biometrician and economist. If you love statistics and getting outdoors, fisheries is a great career choice.

Fish/Shellfish Culturist | Fishery Biologist | Fishery Biometrician | Fishery Economist | Fishery Technician | Hatchery Manager