Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,570
25th Percentile Wage
$48,970
50th Percentile Wage
$64,450
75th Percentile Wage
$77,970
90th Percentile Wage
$87,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.03
25th Percentile Wage
$23.54
50th Percentile Wage
$30.99
75th Percentile Wage
$37.49
90th Percentile Wage
$42.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.11. The median hourly salary is $30.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.03.

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
201664,4506.10%-7.06%
201560,520-5.27%-
201463,7100.06%-
201363,670-8.37%-
201269,000--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Michigan ranges from $62,490 to $72,220. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Michigan is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,220. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $66,690). The lowest paying area is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $62,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$72,220
Lansing-East Lansing
$66,690
Kalamazoo-Portage
$62,490



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