Fishery Technician

You could go camping at a river. For your job.

education requirements

HS Diploma

expected salary range

$33K to $58K

training area


Cool job alert! Performs biological field sampling and research functions, often at remote river or ocean sites, sometimes camping with your team while taking water samples, monitoring fish habitat and looking for irregularities in the water. These jobs can also be on vessels and in laboratories. This is definitely a great job if you love the great Alaska outdoors and care about making sure things like erosion or pollutants don’t affect our fish.

Here’s what you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Postsecondary education recommended.

Links to Jobs and Other Cool Info:

Here’s where you get it:

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