Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for conservation scientists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of conservation scientists among Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,700
25th Percentile Wage
$46,770
50th Percentile Wage
$58,930
75th Percentile Wage
$74,550
90th Percentile Wage
$89,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,700.

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
$58,930
3.84% -22.62%
2016
$56,670
-3.34% -
2015
$58,560
1.31% -
2014
$57,790
-9.27% -
2013
$63,150
-14.43% -
2012
$72,260
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Louisiana ranges from $47,710 to $66,240. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Louisiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $66,240. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $58,010). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $47,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$66,240
Baton Rouge
$58,010
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$56,610
Shreveport-Bossier City
$47,710




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