Natural Resource Specialist

Natural Resource Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$59,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$59,000
Median 50%
$84,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Omaha Public Power District
Highest Paying City
Sacramento, CA
Highest Paying State
Kansas
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a natural resource specialist make?
The national average salary for a Natural Resource Specialist in the United States is $59,915 per year or $28.81 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $84,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $42,000. Most Natural Resource Specialist jobs are in Finance companies and Education companies. Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, California, and Oklahoma are some of the states with the best Natural Resource Specialist salaries in the US. Most Natural Resource Specialists spend 2.5 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$54,734

Average Natural Resource Specialist Salary By Location

Natural Resource Specialists in the United States of America make on average $59,915 a year or $28.81 per hour. Sacramento, CA reports the highest annual salary for Natural Resource Specialists at 78,315. The average entry-level salary in Sacramento, CA is $48,000. Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, California, and Oklahoma are the top 5 highest earning states for Natural Resource Specialists. Pennsylvania, Alabama, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Natural Resource Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA
$78,315
$78,315
2
2
Carson City, NV
Carson City, NV
$71,041
$71,041
3
3
Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks, AK
$68,695
$68,695
4
4
Lacey, WA
Lacey, WA
$67,900
$67,900
5
5
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$66,374
$66,374

Map of Natural Resource Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Natural Resource Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:
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Average Natural Resource Specialist Salary By Company

Natural Resource Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Finance companies and Education companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Omaha Public Power District and Montana are the highest paying companies. Companies like Western Area Power Administration and The University of Texas at Arlington also pay high salaries to their Natural Resource Specialists.

Average Natural Resource Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Natural Resource Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Government companies, and Retail companies pay their Natural Resource Specialists well. Energy companies pay Natural Resource Specialists an average salary of $62,028, Government companies pay $60,855, and Retail companys come in at $58,837. At $53,772, the average salary for Natural Resource Specialists in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Energy
Energy
$62,028
$62,028
2
2
Government
Government
$60,855
$60,855
3
3
Retail
Retail
$58,837
$58,837
4
4
Education
Education
$58,710
$58,710
5
5
Hospitality
Hospitality
$58,399
$58,399

Natural Resource Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Natural Resource Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Washington State
Forest Health Specialist and Aerial Observer, Natural Resource Specialist 3
02/19/2020
$45,288
Natural Resource Specialist
01/28/2020
$69,160
National Older Worker Career Center
Natural Resource Specialist
01/24/2020
$129,394
State of Montana
Natural Resource Specialist
01/16/2020
$54,292
State of Nebraska
Natural Resource Specialist
01/15/2020
$49,254
Washington State
Natural Resource Specialist
01/07/2020
$59,436
Wisconsin State Government
Natural Resource Specialist
12/20/2019
$36,836
Washington State
Natural Resource Specialist
12/12/2019
$40,152
State of Arizona
Natural Resource Specialist
12/10/2019
$45,000
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Natural Resource Specialist
12/10/2019
$44,262
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