Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,150
25th Percentile Wage
$49,110
50th Percentile Wage
$63,080
75th Percentile Wage
$82,950
90th Percentile Wage
$119,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,080
3.61% 21.53%
2016
$60,800
10.03% -
2015
$54,700
-1.22% -
2014
$55,370
2.53% -
2013
$53,970
8.28% -
2012
$49,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Arizona ranges from $56,660 to $81,800. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Arizona is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,800. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $67,510). The lowest paying area is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $56,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$81,800
Tucson
$67,510
Yuma
$65,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$62,610
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$59,920
Flagstaff
$56,660




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