How Much Does a Conservation Director Make?

Updated September 26, 2022

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Low Confidence
Average Base Pay
Low $56,644
Average $72,742
High $97,943
The average salary for Conservation Director is $72,742 per year in the United States.

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National Audubon Society
Director of Conservation
RANGE: $110,619 - $145,948
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RANGE: $129,669 - $182,053
Portland Audubon
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RANGE: $73,439 - $106,391
State of Missouri
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RANGE: $125,304 - $173,274
Pheasants Forever
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RANGE: $172,150 - $247,683
Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency
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RANGE: $104,194 - $138,398
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RANGE: $48,566 - $65,543
American Rivers
Associate Director California Central Valley River Conservation
RANGE: $194,816 - $265,615
Vigo County, Indiana
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RANGE: $74,314 - $107,227

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What Does a Conservation Director Do?

Polk County Conservation Director Rich Leopold said the county is racing against time to conserve what little open land is available.
Updated December 18, 2021
Assist the Stewardship Director in the development and implementation of educational and stewardship activities related to the Conservation Program, including some volunteer events.
Updated December 15, 2021
The Conservation Director reports to the Executive Director and leads the Conservation team (which currently includes two full-time ecologists).
Updated December 13, 2021
Recent fall seasons have been less spectacular than typical in Massachusetts, but leaf peeping can stay a part of the state’s heritage if forests are given the protections they need, said Andy Finton, landscape conservation director and forest ecologist for The Nature Conservancy.
Updated December 11, 2021
"It's definitely a lot more nuanced and complex than you think," Andy Finton, the landscape conservation director and forest ecologist for the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts, told CNN.
Updated December 05, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About a Conservation Director Salaries

What is the average of a Conservation Director in the United States?

The Conservation Director salary range is from $56,644 to $97,943, and the average Conservation Director salary is $72,742/year in the United States. The Conservation Director's salary will change in different locations.

Which location pays the highest Conservation Director salary in the United States?

The Conservation Director salary in San Jose, CA is $91,291 which is the highest in the US.

What kinds of reasons will influence the Conservation Director's salary?

Besides the location, employees' education degree, related skills, and work experience also will influence the salary. Try to improve your skills and experience to get a higher salary for the position of Conservation Director.

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$20 Hourly
A Conservation Director in Troy, NY reported making $20 per hour
Troy, NY
7,6 - 15,000 employees
Company - Public
$56,631 Yearly
A Conservation Director in Spartanburg, SC reported making $56,631 per year
Spartanburg, SC
6 - 1,000 employees
Company - Private
$6,444 Monthly
A Conservation Director in Pierre, SD reported making $6,444 per month
Pierre, SD
1,000 - 3,000 employees
Company - Public
$71,835 Yearly
A Conservation Director in Watertown, SD reported making $71,835 per year
Watertown, SD
100 - 200 employees
Company - Private
$56 Hourly
A Conservation Director in Anaheim, CA reported making $56 per hour
Anaheim, CA
3,000 - 7,6 employees
Company - Public
$75,495 Yearly
A Conservation Director in Rochester, MN reported making $75,495 per year
Rochester, MN
200 - 6 employees
Company - Private