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 amongst Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,310
25th Percentile Wage
$54,710
50th Percentile Wage
$63,370
75th Percentile Wage
$76,890
90th Percentile Wage
$86,610

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 $86,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,310.

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
$63,370
1.14% 1.28%
2016
$62,650
0.05% -
2015
$62,620
0.03% -
2014
$62,600
-0.26% -
2013
$62,760
0.32% -
2012
$62,560
- -

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 $53,490 to $70,210. The highest paying area for conservation scientists in Wisconsin is La Crosse with a median annual salary of $70,210. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $68,230). The lowest paying area is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $53,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
La Crosse
$70,210
Duluth
$68,230
Madison
$65,520
Eau Claire
$64,220
Green Bay
$63,430
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,580
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,570
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,360
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$62,340
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,300
Lake County-Kenosha County
$58,730
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$57,240
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$53,490




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