Conservation Scientist Salary Information in St Louis, Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,070
25th Percentile Wage
$32,630
50th Percentile Wage
$43,770
75th Percentile Wage
$70,710
90th Percentile Wage
$94,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in St Louis, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,070.

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
$43,770
6.83% 6.83%
2016
$40,780
-22.61% -
2015
$50,000
4.18% -
2014
$47,910
14.88% -
2012
$40,780
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $43,770 in St Louis is in the middle of salary range for conservation scientists in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of conservation scientists in St Louis is 36.5 percent (36.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Kansas City and 13.8 percent (13.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

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 St Louis, Missouri.