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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,650
25th Percentile Wage
$45,790
50th Percentile Wage
$56,670
75th Percentile Wage
$73,680
90th Percentile Wage
$85,220

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 $85,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.57
25th Percentile Wage
$22.01
50th Percentile Wage
$27.24
75th Percentile Wage
$35.42
90th Percentile Wage
$40.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.97. The median hourly salary is $27.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,670-3.34%-27.51%
201558,5601.31%-
201457,790-9.27%-
201363,150-14.43%-
201272,260--

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 $55,470 to $62,490. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Louisiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $62,490. The lowest paying area is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $55,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$62,490
Baton Rouge
$55,470


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