Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for conservation scientists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of conservation scientists among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Conservation Scientists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,700
25th Percentile Wage
$39,690
50th Percentile Wage
$50,750
75th Percentile Wage
$67,900
90th Percentile Wage
$86,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,750
-1.44% 0.28%
2016
$51,480
-1.81% -
2015
$52,410
-0.57% -
2014
$52,710
-8.95% -
2013
$57,430
11.88% -
2012
$50,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Iowa ranges from $47,750 to $59,490. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $59,490. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,390). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$59,490
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$56,390
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$56,170
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$55,330
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$52,250
Cedar Rapids
$50,270
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$48,070
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$47,750




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