Conservation Scientist and Foresters Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of conservation scientists and foresters in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare conservation scientist and foresters salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists and Foresters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,870
25th Percentile Wage
$60,330
50th Percentile Wage
$73,990
75th Percentile Wage
$88,830
90th Percentile Wage
$99,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists and foresters in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) conservation scientists and foresters is $99,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists and foresters is $51,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists and foresters in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,990
-0.15% 8.03%
2016
$74,100
-2.44% -
2015
$75,910
-0.12% -
2014
$76,000
5.64% -
2013
$71,710
5.10% -
2012
$68,050
- -

Compare Conservation Scientist and Foresters Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of conservation scientists and foresters in five industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for conservation scientist and foresters occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $92,470. The lowest paying industry is the utilities industry (annual salary $73,990). For detailed conservation scientist and foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$92,470
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$77,990
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$77,360
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,230
Utilities
$73,990

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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