Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Montana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,510
25th Percentile Wage
$46,770
50th Percentile Wage
$55,660
75th Percentile Wage
$71,370
90th Percentile Wage
$86,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Montana 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 $55,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,510.

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
$55,660
-5.57% -5.16%
2016
$58,760
0.32% -
2015
$58,570
-2.29% -
2014
$59,910
1.22% -
2013
$59,180
1.10% -
2012
$58,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Montana ranges from $49,710 to $64,700. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Montana is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,700. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Missoula (mean annual salary $63,890). The lowest paying area is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$64,700
Missoula
$63,890
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$54,750
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$49,840
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$49,710




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