Average Conservation Officer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Conservation Officer is $54,360 in 2023

Base Salary
$30k - $73k
$0 - $385
Total Pay
$30k - $75k
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What Do Conservation Officers Do?

Conservation Officer Tasks
  • Act as the primary museum officer and point of contact for conservation issues, concerns, or questions.
  • Maintain and manage the department budget and develop a long-term conservation plan for the collection.
  • Organize, execute, and lead conservation department activities.
  • Advocate for the on-going care and maintenance of the collection and set the standard for ethics and responsibility.
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FAQs About Conservation Officers

What is the highest pay for Conservation Officers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Conservation Officer is $73k / year

What is the lowest pay for Conservation Officers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Conservation Officer is $30k / year

How can Conservation Officers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Conservation Officer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Conservation Officer that oversees more junior Conservation Officers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.