Conservation Scientist and Foresters Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists and Foresters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,340
25th Percentile Wage
$52,480
50th Percentile Wage
$62,050
75th Percentile Wage
$74,240
90th Percentile Wage
$82,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists and foresters in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $82,910. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists and foresters is $36,340.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,050
-0.93% -9.78%
2016
$62,630
4.65% -
2015
$59,720
-24.51% -
2014
$74,360
-1.05% -
2013
$75,140
9.34% -
2012
$68,120
- -

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

The average salaries of conservation scientists and foresters in five industries in the wholesale trade 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 lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $69,990. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, durable goods industry (annual salary $57,490). For detailed conservation scientist and foresters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$69,990
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$67,660
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,570
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,570
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$57,490

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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