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Conservation Scientists in Oklahoma

Considering a career as a Conservation Scientist in Oklahoma?

3.2% Jobs Projection
$65,290 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Conservation Scientists in Oklahoma are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Conservation Scientists in Oklahoma is growing slower than average.

  • Conservation Scientists in Oklahoma earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Conservation Scientists Work in Oklahoma?

190 people worked as Conservation Scientists in 2018 in this state.

There were 190 Conservation Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

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

Conservation Scientists in OK Employment Trend

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

Conservation Scientists in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Conservation Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 3.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.3%.

Job Projections for Conservation Scientists: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 320 total jobs in 2026 for Conservation Scientists in this state.

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

What do Conservation Scientists Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Conservation Scientists ranged from $41,350 to $90,480 with $65,290 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.88 to $43.5. The median hourly rate was $31.39.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.71 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.32.

The median salary in Oklahoma is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Conservation Scientists Earnings: OK vs. National Average

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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