Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental science and protection technician salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,260
25th Percentile Wage
$37,760
50th Percentile Wage
$50,560
75th Percentile Wage
$67,250
90th Percentile Wage
$83,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) environmental science and protection technicians is $83,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $30,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,560-4.73%12.40%
201552,9501.10%-
201452,3706.55%-
201348,9409.50%-
201244,290--

Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of environmental science and protection technicians in eleven industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for environmental science and protection technician occupations is the computer and electronic product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $61,820. The lowest paying industry is the pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry (annual salary $36,570). For detailed environmental science and protection technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$61,820
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$54,540
Chemical Manufacturing
$51,860
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$51,320
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$46,630
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$43,870
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$41,980
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$41,980
Paper Manufacturing
$39,880
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$39,880
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$36,570

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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