Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Florida cities 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,730
25th Percentile Wage
$39,440
50th Percentile Wage
$49,220
75th Percentile Wage
$67,790
90th Percentile Wage
$90,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,730.

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
$49,220
-0.35% -0.20%
2016
$49,390
-0.38% -
2015
$49,580
0.63% -
2014
$49,270
-1.04% -
2013
$49,780
0.92% -
2012
$49,320
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Florida ranges from $39,990 to $67,230. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $67,230. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin (mean annual salary $60,220). The lowest paying area is Ocala with a median annual salary of $39,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$67,230
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$60,220
Gainesville
$58,030
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$57,060
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$56,300
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$54,960
Naples-Marco Island
$50,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$50,540
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$50,310
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$50,240
Jacksonville
$49,300
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$49,140
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$47,060
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$47,050
Tallahassee
$46,290
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$44,340
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$43,390
Port St Lucie
$43,000
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$42,340
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$42,170
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$42,100
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$42,100
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$41,050
Ocala
$39,990




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