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Conservation Scientist Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of conservation scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare conservation scientist salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,790
25th Percentile Wage
$35,100
50th Percentile Wage
$46,100
75th Percentile Wage
$65,180
90th Percentile Wage
$97,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $97,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid conservation scientists is $22,790.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,100-15.18%-27.74%
201553,100-19.42%-
201463,4102.49%-
201361,8304.75%-
201258,890--

Compare Conservation Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of conservation scientists in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed conservation scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,100
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$46,100

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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