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
$47,150
25th Percentile Wage
$59,500
50th Percentile Wage
$74,100
75th Percentile Wage
$90,770
90th Percentile Wage
$103,950

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 $103,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists and foresters is $47,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists and foresters in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,100-2.44%8.16%
201575,910-0.12%-
201476,0005.64%-
201371,7105.10%-
201268,050--

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

The average salaries of conservation scientists and foresters in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed conservation scientist and foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$74,100
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$72,650

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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