Environmental Science Teacher Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science teachers in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science teachers amongst California metropolitan 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 Science Teachers in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,270
25th Percentile Wage
$67,620
50th Percentile Wage
$95,380
75th Percentile Wage
$136,150
90th Percentile Wage
$173,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science teachers in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $173,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,380
-3.74% 18.33%
2016
$98,950
0.37% -
2015
$98,580
14.73% -
2014
$84,060
6.36% -
2013
$78,710
1.03% -
2012
$77,900
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Science Teachers in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science teachers in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science teachers in state of California ranges from $96,360 to $110,020. The highest paying area for environmental science teachers in California is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with a median annual salary of $110,020. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana (mean annual salary $104,110). The lowest paying area is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville with a median annual salary of $96,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$110,020
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$104,110
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$102,120
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$96,360




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