The annual and hourly salary statistics of conservation scientists in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of conservation scientists in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$31,990|
|25th Percentile Wage||$34,240|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,750|
|75th Percentile Wage||$48,030|
|90th Percentile Wage||$68,880|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,990.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $37,750, Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for conservation scientists in state of Missouri, following city of Kansas City (median annual salary of $68,980). Compared with the highest paying city Kansas City, the median annual salary of conservation scientists in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area is 45.3 percent (45.3%) lower.
|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|| |