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Conservation Scientist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of conservation scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare conservation scientist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,630
25th Percentile Wage
$55,730
50th Percentile Wage
$70,270
75th Percentile Wage
$80,780
90th Percentile Wage
$96,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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) conservation scientists is $96,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists is $38,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201570,270-6.82%9.85%
201475,0605.22%-
201371,14010.95%-
201263,350--

Compare Conservation Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of conservation scientists in two industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. For detailed conservation scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$72,390
Employment Services
$72,150

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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