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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Basic Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Primary Metal Manufacturing|| |
|Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|| |
|Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing|| |
|Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing|| |
|Paper Manufacturing|| |
|Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills|| |
|Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .