Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,650
25th Percentile Wage
$29,900
50th Percentile Wage
$37,170
75th Percentile Wage
$46,820
90th Percentile Wage
$55,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.81
25th Percentile Wage
$14.37
50th Percentile Wage
$17.87
75th Percentile Wage
$22.51
90th Percentile Wage
$26.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for forest and conservation technicians in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.50. The median hourly salary is $17.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.81.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,170-2.80%7.29%
201538,2104.82%-
201436,370-0.93%-
201336,7106.13%-
201234,460--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of Virginia ranges from $32,320 to $43,520. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in Virginia is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,520. The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$43,520
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$32,320


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