Conservation scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Conservation scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $82,090
Alaska $81,690
Hawaii $81,690
Massachusetts $81,690
Minnesota $78,530
Tennessee $77,480
Nevada $75,690
Oregon $75,420
Alabama $74,690
New Hampshire $74,130
Wyoming $74,130
Washington $72,160
Arkansas $71,120
Oklahoma $69,450
New Mexico $68,950
Wisconsin $68,870
California $67,350
New York $66,790
South Carolina $66,790
Utah $66,790
Vermont $66,790
Kansas $66,130
Idaho $64,650
Nebraska $64,650
Maryland $64,630
New Jersey $64,630
Louisiana $64,250
Colorado $64,230
Connecticut $64,230
Virginia $64,110
Georgia $63,810
Arizona $63,750
Montana $63,750
North Dakota $62,690
Illinois $61,930
Indiana $61,540
Michigan $61,540
Puerto Rico $60,550
Pennsylvania $59,850
Texas $59,780
Maine $59,770
North Carolina $59,280
South Dakota $58,590
Ohio $57,530
Kentucky $56,990
Iowa $55,200
Delaware $55,160
Rhode Island $53,600
Mississippi $50,100
West Virginia $49,900
Missouri $49,500
Florida $49,090

How do conservation scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Conservation scientists earn 15% less than similar careers in Mississippi. On average, they make less than molecular biologists but more than environmental restoration planners.

Career Median Salary
Molecular biologist salary $79K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $79K
Scientist salary $73K
Chemist salary $71K
Atmospheric scientist salary $50K
Conservation scientist salary $50K
Soil and water conservationist salary $50K
Certified crop advisor salary $61K
Cartographer salary $59K
Environmental restoration planner salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)