Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Florida

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 amongst Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,310
25th Percentile Wage
$33,030
50th Percentile Wage
$37,550
75th Percentile Wage
$48,650
90th Percentile Wage
$62,940

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 $62,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.61
25th Percentile Wage
$15.88
50th Percentile Wage
$18.05
75th Percentile Wage
$23.39
90th Percentile Wage
$30.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.26. The median hourly salary is $18.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,5500.40%6.34%
201537,4006.07%-
201435,1301.74%-
201334,520-1.88%-
201235,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Florida Cities

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 $40,340. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $40,340. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Gainesville (mean annual salary $38,790). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $32,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$40,340
Gainesville
$38,790
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$37,820
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$37,720
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$37,140
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$35,290
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$35,270
Tallahassee
$34,920
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$34,890
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$34,190
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$32,990
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$32,740
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$32,740


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