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Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for conservation scientists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of conservation scientists among Connecticut 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$113,390
75th Percentile Wage
$101,870
50th Percentile Wage
$93,480
25th Percentile Wage
$73,750
10th Percentile Wage
$54,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$54.52
75th Percentile Wage
$48.98
50th Percentile Wage
$44.94
25th Percentile Wage
$35.46
10th Percentile Wage
$26.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.52. The median hourly salary is $44.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.24.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $93,480 7.45%
2013 $87,000 2.57%
2012 $84,820 19.00%
2011 $71,280 -1.82%
2010 $72,600 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for conservation scientists in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 28.76%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.57%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 19.00% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -1.82%.

Table 4. Average Conservation Scientist Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Conservation Scientists
$93,480
Foresters
$74,560
Epidemiologists
$77,650
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$103,740
Other Life Scientists
$87,940
Food Scientists and Technologists
$44,440
Soil and Plant Scientists
$66,620

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