Conservation Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,860
25th Percentile Wage
$52,240
50th Percentile Wage
$62,650
75th Percentile Wage
$75,920
90th Percentile Wage
$85,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conservation scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.13
25th Percentile Wage
$25.12
50th Percentile Wage
$30.12
75th Percentile Wage
$36.50
90th Percentile Wage
$41.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for conservation scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.29. The median hourly salary is $30.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.13.

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
201662,6500.05%0.14%
201562,6200.03%-
201462,600-0.26%-
201362,7600.32%-
201262,560--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of conservation scientists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of conservation scientists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $53,200 to $64,210. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Wisconsin is South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,210. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $64,000). The lowest paying area is Duluth with a median annual salary of $53,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$64,210
Madison
$64,000
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,240
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,030
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,300
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$59,170
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$55,800
Duluth
$53,200


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