Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Columbus, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians in Columbus, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of environmental science and protection technicians in Columbus is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Columbus, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,680
25th Percentile Wage
$31,540
50th Percentile Wage
$40,650
75th Percentile Wage
$53,130
90th Percentile Wage
$72,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Columbus, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,680.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,650
3.69% 28.27%
2016
$39,150
25.52% -
2012
$29,160
- -

Table 3. Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Columbus with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,650 in Columbus is in the middle of salary range for environmental science and protection technicians in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in Columbus is .5 percent (.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta and 17.9 percent (17.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Macon.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$40,850
Athens-Clarke County
$40,700
Columbus
$40,650
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$36,240
Macon
$33,390



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Georgia.