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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,610
25th Percentile Wage
$50,220
50th Percentile Wage
$62,630
75th Percentile Wage
$80,950
90th Percentile Wage
$103,340

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 $103,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,610.

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
$62,630
2.27% 25.91%
2016
$61,210
18.23% -
2015
$50,050
3.06% -
2014
$48,520
3.34% -
2013
$46,900
1.07% -
2012
$46,400
- -

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 $71,350. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Georgia is Albany with a median annual salary of $71,350. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Warner Robins (mean annual salary $66,360). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albany
$71,350
Warner Robins
$66,360
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$63,660
Savannah
$58,470
Athens-Clarke County
$53,720
Macon
$50,900
Columbus
$47,200
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$44,150
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$42,960




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