Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,860
25th Percentile Wage
$52,640
50th Percentile Wage
$73,510
75th Percentile Wage
$93,920
90th Percentile Wage
$105,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,860.

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
$73,510
11.33% 12.57%
2016
$65,180
19.73% -
2015
$52,320
-12.96% -
2014
$59,100
-2.10% -
2013
$60,340
-6.51% -
2012
$64,270
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Virginia ranges from $39,550 to $72,750. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $72,750. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $68,040). The lowest paying area is Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$72,750
Richmond
$68,040
Charlottesville
$63,850
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$60,340
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,550




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