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Forest and Conservation Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare forest and conservation technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,930
25th Percentile Wage
$28,120
50th Percentile Wage
$34,350
75th Percentile Wage
$44,460
90th Percentile Wage
$58,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) forest and conservation technicians is $58,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid forest and conservation technicians is $24,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of forest and conservation technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,350-5.47%2.30%
201536,2302.13%-
201435,4600.68%-
201335,2204.71%-
201233,560--

Compare Forest and Conservation Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of forest and conservation technicians in seven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for forest and conservation technician occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $43,830. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $28,830). For detailed forest and conservation technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$43,830
Scientific Research and Development Services
$43,570
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$36,620
Engineering Services
$35,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$34,350
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$32,020
Testing Laboratories
$28,830

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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