Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians among South Dakota cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,590
25th Percentile Wage
$26,270
50th Percentile Wage
$30,000
75th Percentile Wage
$40,100
90th Percentile Wage
$49,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.82
25th Percentile Wage
$12.63
50th Percentile Wage
$14.42
75th Percentile Wage
$19.28
90th Percentile Wage
$23.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for forest and conservation technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.57. The median hourly salary is $14.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.82.

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in South Dakota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of South Dakota ranges from $29,050 to $32,310. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in South Dakota is Rapid City with a median annual salary of $32,310. The lowest paying area is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rapid City
$32,310
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$29,050


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