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
$39,800
25th Percentile Wage
$46,320
50th Percentile Wage
$57,660
75th Percentile Wage
$75,100
90th Percentile Wage
$97,660

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 $97,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists is $39,800.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,660-1.27%10.74%
201558,3905.17%-
201455,3704.06%-
201353,1203.11%-
201251,470--

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

The average salaries of conservation scientists in five 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 - state government owned industry with an annual salary $58,040. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - privately owned industry (annual salary $52,180). For detailed conservation scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$58,040
Educational Services
$57,660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$57,430
Educational Services - Privately owned
$52,180

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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