Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for conservation scientists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of conservation scientists amongst Arizona metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Conservation Scientists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,150
25th Percentile Wage
$54,770
50th Percentile Wage
$67,240
75th Percentile Wage
$78,120
90th Percentile Wage
$93,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.70
25th Percentile Wage
$26.33
50th Percentile Wage
$32.33
75th Percentile Wage
$37.56
90th Percentile Wage
$45.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.16. The median hourly salary is $32.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.70.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,2403.66%3.75%
201564,780-1.47%-
201465,7302.42%-
201364,140-0.90%-
201264,720--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Arizona ranges from $62,000 to $71,790. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $71,790. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $69,220). The lowest paying area is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $62,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$71,790
Tucson
$69,220
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$69,120
Flagstaff
$62,000



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