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Estimated employment20
Mean wage36.62
Entry wage28.60
10th percentile wage26.53
50th percentile wage36.27
90th percentile wage49.65
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Public Adminsitration2036.62
Conservation Scientists (19-1031)
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands from fire and rodent damage. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering. Exclude "Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists" (19-1023) and "Foresters" (19-1032).
Mean Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to
Occupational Group
Current$36.62 $41.56  -$4.94
2014$36.44+.5%$41.36 +.5%-$4.91
2013$35.76+1.9%$40.58 +1.9%-$4.82
2012$35.08+1.9%$39.81 +1.9%-$4.73
2011$34.39+2.0%$39.03 +2.0%-$4.63
2010$33.86+1.6%$38.43 +1.6%-$4.56
2009$33.27+1.8%$37.75 +1.8%-$4.48
2008$32.91+1.1%$37.35 +1.1%-$4.43
2007$31.93+3.1%$36.24 +3.1%-$4.30
2006$30.86+3.5%$35.03 +3.5%-$4.16
YearThis OccupationCompared to
All Occupations
Current$36.62 $30.21  $6.41
2014$36.44+.5%$29.96 +.8%$6.48
2013$35.76+1.9%$29.32 +2.2%$6.44
2012$35.08+1.9%$28.73 +2.1%$6.35
2011$34.39+2.0%$28.24 +1.7%$6.16
2010$33.86+1.6%$27.80 +1.6%$6.06
2009$33.27+1.8%$27.33 +1.7%$5.94
2008$32.91+1.1%$26.96 +1.4%$5.95
2007$31.93+3.1%$26.27 +2.6%$5.66
2006$30.86+3.5%$25.43 +3.3%$5.43

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2015

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