The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians among Florida 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$26,580|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,520|
|50th Percentile Wage||$39,310|
|75th Percentile Wage||$51,540|
|90th Percentile Wage||$71,240|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,580.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of Florida ranges from $32,740 to $57,100. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $57,100. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (mean annual salary $44,580). The lowest paying area is Cape Coral-Fort Myers with a median annual salary of $32,740.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Port St Lucie|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |