Highest Paying Industries for Conservation Scientists and Foresters

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution44.9893550
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences39.1381400
Scientific Research and Development Services38.3979850
Engineering Services37.9778980
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services37.778410
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing36.976760
Utilities36.776330
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers36.5576020
Employment Services36.3575600
Educational Services, Privately owned36.0875050
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned35.3973610
Federal Executive Branch35.3273470
Federal government, including the US Postal Service35.3273470
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services35.2473300
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution35.1773150
Wholesale Trade34.2971310
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities34.2671270
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services34.1671060
All industries, private ownership only32.667810
Forestry and Logging32.567600
Logging32.567600
Management of Companies and Enterprises32.4867560
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers32.1666900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting32.0166580
Administrative and Support Services31.6165740
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services31.565520
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions30.8164080
Paper Manufacturing30.7563960
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills30.7563960
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation30.7163870
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods30.6963840
Social Advocacy Organizations30.5963630
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)30.4663350
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations30.4663350
All industries30.363020
Federal, State, and Local Government29.761780
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service29.761780
Manufacturing29.6161580
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service29.661560
Wood Product Manufacturing29.4661280
Other Wood Product Manufacturing29.0360370
Sawmills and Wood Preservation28.8460000
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)28.2558770
Educational Services, State government owned27.5957390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned27.5957390
State government, including schools and hospitals26.3454790
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.1754430
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals26.1154320
Local government, including schools and hospitals26.1154320
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing22.2246220
Real Estate22.2246220
Services to Buildings and Dwellings19.2540040
Landscaping Services19.2540040

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