Aquarist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

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Average Salary for Aquarist in Washington, District of Columbia

The average salary of a(n) Aquarist in Washington, District of Columbia is $26,612.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Aquarist in Washington, District of Columbia is $12.79.

The average bonus of a(n) Aquarist in Washington, District of Columbia is $375.00.

Job Description:

Cares for fish and other aquatic life in aquarium exhibits. Prepares food and feeds fish according to schedule. Cleans tanks and removes algae from tank windows. Attends to aquatic plants and decorations in displays. Collects and compares water samples to color-coded chart for acid analysis and monitors thermometers to ascertain water temperature. Adjusts thermostat and adds chemicals to water to maintain specified water conditions. Observes fish to detect disease and injuries, reports condition to supervisor, and treats fish according to instructions. May fire sedation gun and assist crew expedition members in collection of aquatic life. Less

Cares for fish and other aquatic life in aquarium exhibits. Prepares food and feeds fish according to schedule. Cleans tanks and removes algae from tank windows. Attends to aquatic plants and decorations in displays. Collects and compares water samples to... More

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