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Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Springfield, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of conservation scientists in Springfield, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of conservation scientists in Springfield 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 Springfield, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,190
25th Percentile Wage
$46,330
50th Percentile Wage
$66,230
75th Percentile Wage
$86,590
90th Percentile Wage
$93,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Springfield, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,190.

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
$66,230
-9.15% -4.00%
2016
$72,290
0.10% -
2015
$72,220
0.97% -
2014
$71,520
6.38% -
2013
$66,960
-2.87% -
2012
$68,880
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $66,230, Springfield is the second highest paying city for conservation scientists in state of Missouri, following the highest paying city Kansas City (median annual salary of $68,980). Compared with Kansas City, the median annual salary of conservation scientists in Springfield is 4.0 percent (4.0%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Springfield, Missouri.