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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Jefferson City|| |
|North Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Cape Girardeau-Jackson|| |
|Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|St Louis|| |
|Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |