Which careers have the most earning potential for conservation biology graduates?

After graduation, conservation biology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $72,484, while the bottom 20% make closer to $29,545. The median grad salary is $46,277.

Conservation Biology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in conservation biology is $28,340, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $45,748.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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Wage Range Median Wage

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