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Highest Paying Cities for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for environmental science and protection technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of environmental science and protection technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $72,600, Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada is the highest paying city for environmental science and protection technicians. It is followed by Ann Arbor, Michigan (average annual salary $71,790). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of environmental science and protection technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$72,600
120
2 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$71,790
60
3 Longview, Texas
$68,390
100
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$67,550
200
5 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$64,330
n/a
6 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$63,170
60
7 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$63,140
50
8 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$62,250
150
9 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$62,220
50
10 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$60,100
110
11 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$59,780
250
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,510
660
13 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$59,360
50
14 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$58,050
490
15 Manchester, New Hampshire
$57,090
50
16 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$56,900
110
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,100
300
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$56,020
270
19 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$55,790
350
20 Tacoma, Washington
$55,660
110
21 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$54,970
110
22 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$54,830
n/a
23 Greeley, Colorado
$54,260
30
24 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$53,680
60
25 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$53,480
170
26 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$53,240
70
27 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$52,960
100
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$52,890
460
29 Columbia, South Carolina
$52,560
50
30 Anchorage, Alaska
$52,430
60
31 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$52,110
40
32 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$51,960
120
33 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$51,690
2,150
34 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$51,690
240
35 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$51,600
240
36 Worcester, Massachusetts
$51,570
80
37 Fargo, North Dakota
$51,550
30
38 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$51,540
270
39 New Haven, Connecticut
$51,440
50
40 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$51,380
70
41 Spokane, Washington
$51,270
70
42 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$50,990
510
43 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$50,910
50
44 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$50,840
440
45 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$50,700
290
46 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$50,090
180
47 Camden, New Jersey
$50,070
50
48 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$49,730
450
49 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$49,710
30
50 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$49,630
110
51 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$49,560
60
52 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$49,200
60
53 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$48,870
210
54 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$48,680
60
55 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$48,500
1,260
56 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$48,440
420
57 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$48,250
100
58 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$48,180
120
59 Napa, California
$48,060
40
60 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$48,020
30
61 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$47,770
50
62 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$47,500
190
63 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$47,380
910
64 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$47,120
180
65 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$47,040
740
66 Mobile, Alabama
$46,880
60
67 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$46,680
120
68 Akron, Ohio
$46,670
50
69 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$46,130
30
70 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$45,890
510
71 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$45,490
330
72 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$45,380
280
73 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$45,010
80
74 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$44,980
30
75 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$44,920
50
76 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$44,770
50
77 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$44,750
300
78 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$44,720
70
79 Salt Lake City, Utah
$44,600
130
80 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$44,490
220
81 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$44,420
360
82 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$44,410
220
83 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$44,120
400
84 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$43,980
30
85 Madison, Wisconsin
$43,880
140
86 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$43,830
440
87 Honolulu, Hawaii
$43,630
180
88 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$43,560
50
89 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$43,540
n/a
90 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$43,470
40
91 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$43,460
n/a
92 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$43,440
140
93 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$43,210
320
94 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$43,130
140
95 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$43,110
50
96 Amarillo, Texas
$42,890
40
97 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$42,840
380
98 Kansas City, Missouri
$42,840
180
99 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$42,690
50
100 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$42,370
40
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