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 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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,310
4.48% 10.53%
2016
$37,550
0.40% -
2015
$37,400
6.07% -
2014
$35,130
1.74% -
2013
$34,520
-1.88% -
2012
$35,170
- -

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 $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
$57,100
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$44,580
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$43,560
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$41,380
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$40,690
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$40,150
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$39,690
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$38,930
Gainesville
$38,790
Jacksonville
$36,900
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$35,270
Tallahassee
$34,920
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$34,890
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$34,660
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$34,190
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$32,990
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$32,740




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