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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 $87,590, Idaho Falls, Idaho is the highest paying city for environmental science and protection technicians. It is followed by Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington (average annual salary $82,940). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$87,590
140
2 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$82,940
60
3 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$72,600
120
4 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,780
n/a
5 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$69,930
40
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$68,780
320
7 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$68,000
40
8 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,070
n/a
9 Provo-Orem, Utah
$64,800
70
10 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$64,540
410
11 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$64,330
n/a
12 Tacoma, Washington
$63,980
100
13 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$63,480
50
14 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$63,170
60
15 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$63,140
50
16 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$63,060
760
17 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$62,220
50
18 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$61,980
270
19 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$61,260
110
20 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$61,010
750
21 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$59,120
50
22 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$58,080
390
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$57,870
1,260
24 Port St Lucie, Florida
$57,100
30
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$57,050
450
26 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,840
350
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$56,640
190
28 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$56,460
30
29 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$56,430
100
30 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$56,000
40
31 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$55,980
80
32 Charlottesville, Virginia
$55,830
40
33 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$55,820
370
34 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$55,650
150
35 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$55,420
60
36 Lafayette, Louisiana
$55,150
80
37 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$55,120
280
38 Flint, Michigan
$55,070
50
39 San Rafael, USA
$54,940
70
40 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$54,800
200
41 Anchorage, Alaska
$54,770
70
42 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$54,760
70
43 Knoxville, Tennessee
$54,640
240
44 Modesto, California
$54,480
40
45 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$54,450
270
46 Worcester, Massachusetts
$54,400
40
47 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$54,090
520
48 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$54,080
40
49 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$54,050
70
50 Midland, Texas
$53,800
30
51 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$53,320
50
52 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$52,910
60
53 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$52,740
40
54 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$52,740
30
55 Manchester, New Hampshire
$52,740
40
56 Spokane, Washington
$52,680
70
57 Greeley, Colorado
$52,680
40
58 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$52,600
300
59 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$52,560
190
60 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$52,340
n/a
61 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$52,320
2,050
62 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$52,250
1,360
63 Fargo, North Dakota
$52,030
40
64 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$51,960
120
65 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$51,950
40
66 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$51,790
100
67 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$51,600
240
68 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$51,440
40
69 New Haven, Connecticut
$51,440
50
70 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$51,380
70
71 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$51,260
220
72 Billings, Montana
$51,130
30
73 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$50,420
340
74 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$50,240
40
75 Akron, Ohio
$50,170
40
76 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$49,870
200
77 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$49,780
60
78 Urban Honolulu, USA
$49,730
100
79 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$49,730
370
80 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$49,660
40
81 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$49,610
350
82 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$49,440
n/a
83 Corvallis, Oregon
$49,330
40
84 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$49,300
100
85 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$49,290
60
86 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$49,190
120
87 Fresno, California
$48,920
130
88 Columbia, South Carolina
$48,860
40
89 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$48,680
60
90 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$48,630
460
91 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$48,540
150
92 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$48,500
1,260
93 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$48,490
690
94 Iowa City, Iowa
$48,480
70
95 Napa, California
$48,060
40
96 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$48,020
30
97 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$47,810
50
98 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$47,770
50
99 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$47,680
120
100 Kansas City, Missouri
$47,660
210
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