Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists amongst Georgia 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 Scientists and Health Specialists in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,710
25th Percentile Wage
$46,740
50th Percentile Wage
$61,210
75th Percentile Wage
$79,210
90th Percentile Wage
$102,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.64
25th Percentile Wage
$22.47
50th Percentile Wage
$29.43
75th Percentile Wage
$38.08
90th Percentile Wage
$49.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.42. The median hourly salary is $29.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.64.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,21018.23%24.20%
201550,0503.06%-
201448,5203.34%-
201346,9001.07%-
201246,400--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Georgia ranges from $42,960 to $66,360. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $66,360. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $60,640). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$66,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$60,640
Macon
$51,700
Albany
$49,930
Savannah
$49,330
Columbus
$47,200
Athens-Clarke County
$44,790
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$44,150
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$42,960



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