Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,450
25th Percentile Wage
$40,280
50th Percentile Wage
$51,710
75th Percentile Wage
$75,740
90th Percentile Wage
$88,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,450.

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
$51,710
-1.16% 8.22%
2016
$52,310
-4.87% -
2015
$54,860
3.90% -
2014
$52,720
3.60% -
2013
$50,820
6.61% -
2012
$47,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Missouri ranges from $37,750 to $68,980. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $68,980. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Springfield (mean annual salary $66,230). The lowest paying area is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$68,980
Springfield
$66,230
Columbia
$64,020
Jefferson City
$60,250
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$57,390
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$51,570
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$49,780
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$49,760
St Louis
$43,770
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$37,750




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