Conservation Scientist Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for conservation scientists in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of conservation scientists among New York metropolitan 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,210
25th Percentile Wage
$53,230
50th Percentile Wage
$67,920
75th Percentile Wage
$84,760
90th Percentile Wage
$101,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$67,920
2.16% 15.69%
2014
$66,450
1.67% -
2013
$65,340
12.37% -
2012
$57,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of New York ranges from $39,020 to $93,690. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $93,690. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $74,370). The lowest paying area is Rochester with a median annual salary of $39,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$93,690
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$74,370
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$74,260
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,670
Syracuse
$71,280
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$70,520
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,960
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,030
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$57,050
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$51,930
Rochester
$39,020




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