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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,530
25th Percentile Wage
$44,950
50th Percentile Wage
$56,770
75th Percentile Wage
$67,670
90th Percentile Wage
$78,140

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 $78,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,530.

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
$56,770
2.03% 5.25%
2016
$55,620
1.80% -
2015
$54,620
0.70% -
2014
$54,240
0.85% -
2013
$53,780
-0.02% -
2012
$53,790
- -

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 $49,160 to $67,670. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Texas is North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,670. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $64,700). The lowest paying area is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $49,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,670
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$64,700
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,490
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,260
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$57,510
Lubbock
$57,500
Corpus Christi
$55,920
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,200
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,710
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,690
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,410
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$54,350
College Station-Bryan
$54,330
Amarillo
$53,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$52,600
Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,180
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$49,160




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