Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Texas

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Conservation Scientists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,330
25th Percentile Wage
$44,630
50th Percentile Wage
$55,620
75th Percentile Wage
$66,340
90th Percentile Wage
$77,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.43
25th Percentile Wage
$21.46
50th Percentile Wage
$26.74
75th Percentile Wage
$31.89
90th Percentile Wage
$37.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.02. The median hourly salary is $26.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of conservation scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,6201.80%3.29%
201554,6200.70%-
201454,2400.85%-
201353,780-0.02%-
201253,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Texas ranges from $48,910 to $63,200. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Texas is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,200. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,970). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $48,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,200
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,970
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$60,910
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,950
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$57,440
Corpus Christi
$55,630
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,290
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,200
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,710
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$54,670
Amarillo
$53,240
Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,070
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$51,910
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$48,910


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