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Conservation Scientists in New Mexico

Want to work in New Mexico as a Conservation Scientist? Read this first!

$67,530 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Conservation Scientists in New Mexico earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Conservation Scientists Work in New Mexico?

In New Mexico, there were 220 people working as Conservation Scientists in the year 2018.

There were 220 Conservation Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Conservation Scientists in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 300 Conservation Scientists working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Conservation Scientists than average.

Conservation Scientists in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Conservation Scientists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 6.3%.

Job Projections for Conservation Scientists: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 240 jobs for New Mexico Conservation Scientists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,000 annual jobs and 23,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Conservation Scientists Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Conservation Scientists ranged from $41,370 to $99,220 with $67,530 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.89 to $47.7. The median hourly rate was $32.47.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.85 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.62.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Conservation Scientists Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Conservation Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Conservation Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 40 $95,710

Top States for Conservation Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Conservation Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,010 $58,220
California 1,990 $73,460
Colorado 1,320 $64,990
Florida 1,020 $27,810
Washington 920 $57,680
Pennsylvania 770 $51,720
Mississippi 770 $50,090
Ohio 740 $52,770
Wisconsin 670 $64,380
Oregon 670 $71,640
Illinois 630 $63,210
Louisiana 630 $57,580
Virginia 600 $74,840
Iowa 590 $54,000
Montana 570 $62,410
Missouri 560 $52,790
New York 500 $0
Massachusetts 400 $68,030
Minnesota 390 $67,330
North Carolina 390 $54,390

Below are the states where Conservation Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $95,130
Alaska $92,270
New Jersey $85,520
Virginia $74,840
California $73,460
Kentucky $73,460
Oregon $71,640
Arkansas $71,410
Wyoming $71,410
Arizona $70,720

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