2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Soil and Water Conservationists
Soil and Water Conservationists plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or sound land use.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Soil and Water Conservationists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $39,230 to $49,930 per year or $19 to $24 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Soil and Water Conservationists to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$48||$100,350|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$40||$82,740|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$31||$64,020|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$24||$49,930|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$19||$39,230|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Soil and Water Conservationist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Land Conservationists are in the states of DC, CT, MD, CA and OR.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$96130||$46.21|
|Federal Executive Branch||$81690||$39.27|
|Scientific Research and Development Services||$73670||$35.42|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||$70480||$33.88|
|Social Advocacy Organizations||$69750||$33.54|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$68900||$33.13|
|Civic and Social Organizations||$66890||$32.16|
|Other Schools and Instruction||$56450||$27.14|
|Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions||$53410||$25.68|
|Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services||$||$*|