Conservation Scientist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,960
25th Percentile Wage
$48,430
50th Percentile Wage
$61,100
75th Percentile Wage
$81,630
90th Percentile Wage
$118,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in the industry sector of educational 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 $118,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists is $40,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,100
5.63% 15.76%
2016
$57,660
-1.27% -
2015
$58,390
5.17% -
2014
$55,370
4.06% -
2013
$53,120
3.11% -
2012
$51,470
- -

Compare Conservation Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of conservation scientists in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for conservation scientist occupations is the educational services industry with an annual salary $61,100. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $47,790). For detailed conservation scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$61,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,090
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,440
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$58,440
Educational Services - Privately owned
$52,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$47,790

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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