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 about the same as related careers in Washington. On average, they make less than industrial ecologists but more than soil and plant scientists.

Career Median Salary
Industrial ecologist salary $79K
Cartographer salary $80K
Forester salary $79K
Agricultural engineer salary $72K
Farm manager salary $70K
Conservation scientist salary $72K
Soil and water conservationist salary $72K
Forensic science technician salary $75K
Biomass plant technician salary $71K
Soil and plant scientist salary $62K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)