Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,710
25th Percentile Wage
$58,630
50th Percentile Wage
$73,630
75th Percentile Wage
$88,980
90th Percentile Wage
$103,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,710.

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
$73,630
3.56% 11.64%
2016
$71,010
3.83% -
2015
$68,290
0.94% -
2014
$67,650
1.88% -
2013
$66,380
1.99% -
2012
$65,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Conservation Scientists in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Oregon ranges from $53,040 to $86,590. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Oregon is Corvallis with a median annual salary of $86,590. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,030). The lowest paying area is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $53,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corvallis
$86,590
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$75,030
Salem
$74,340
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$70,280
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$70,250
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$65,280
Bend
$59,470
Eugene-Springfield
$53,040




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