How much does a Conservation Scientist make in California?

Average Conservation Scientist Yearly Salary in California

Conservation Scientists earn an average yearly salary of $76,310. Salaries typically start from $40,040 and go up to $120,110.

Average Conservation Scientist Hourly Wage in California

Conservation Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $36.69. Hourly wages typically start from $19.25 and go up to $57.75.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

72%
Full-Time
28%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
143
RATINGS
Conservation Scientists average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Conservation Scientists in the 49th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Conservation Scientist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Conservation Scientist Earnings

The highest earning Conservation Scientists in California earn:

$57.75
an hour
$120,110
per year
Senior Conservation Scientist Earnings

Senior Conservation Scientists in California earn:

$45.32
an hour
$94,260
per year
Experienced Conservation Scientist Earnings

Experienced Conservation Scientists in California earn:

$34.84
an hour
$72,470
per year
Junior Conservation Scientist Earnings

Junior Conservation Scientists in California earn:

$26.68
an hour
$55,500
per year
Starting Conservation Scientist Earnings

Starting Conservation Scientists in California earn:

$19.25
an hour
$40,040
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Conservation Scientist Salary Comparison

Conservation Scientists earn more than 34% percent of similar careers in California.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)