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Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of conservation scientists in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of conservation scientists in Kansas City is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Conservation Scientists in Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
25.70% 47.17%
-11.10% -
36.00% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Conservation Scientist Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $68,980, Kansas City is the highest paying city for conservation scientists in state of Missouri, followed by Springfield (median annual salary $66,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of conservation scientists in Kansas City is 4.0 percent (4.0%) higher than that in Springfield.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
Jefferson City
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
St Louis
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.