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Soil Conservationist - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Soil Conservationist"

How much does a Soil Conservationist in the federal government get paid? $70,872.10* *Based on the 2013 average.

Soil Conservationist was the 66th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 4,228 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Natural Resources Conservation Service hired the most employees titled Soil Conservation, with an average salary of $70,846.

Government Soil Conservation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Soil Conservation job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Soil Conservationist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Natural Resources Conservation Service 4,199 $70,845.55
Indian Affairs 19 $66,814.21
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $107,581.00
Bureau of Land Management 4 $74,031.75
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $113,478.00
Forest Service 1 $57,367.00

Soil Conservationist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Soil Conservationist is $70,872.10. The highest paid Soil Conservationist made $155,500 in 2013.

Common Soil Conservationist Payscales

Payscale Number of Soil Conservation Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,222
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Soil Conservation jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Consumer SafetyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Education and Training TechnicianAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Tax SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Exhibits SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
ArcheologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Soil Conservation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Soil Conservationist was $58,577. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,162 in 2018.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0457.

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