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Conservation Scientist Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,180
25th Percentile Wage
$40,880
50th Percentile Wage
$51,320
75th Percentile Wage
$74,260
90th Percentile Wage
$89,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,180.

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
$51,320
-8.22% -6.84%
2016
$55,540
1.22% -
2015
$54,860
-4.32% -
2014
$57,230
2.38% -
2013
$55,870
1.86% -
2012
$54,830
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of North Carolina ranges from $47,660 to $66,060. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $66,060. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $64,210). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$66,060
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$64,210
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$58,700
Greensboro-High Point
$58,200
Durham-Chapel Hill
$53,520
Asheville
$51,370
Winston-Salem
$49,720
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,660




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