Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental scientist and geoscientists salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,780
25th Percentile Wage
$60,820
50th Percentile Wage
$88,660
75th Percentile Wage
$120,610
90th Percentile Wage
$188,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 scientists and geoscientists is $188,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $46,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,660
17.60% 4.15%
2016
$73,060
-2.11% -
2015
$74,600
0.79% -
2014
$74,010
-13.04% -
2013
$83,660
-1.58% -
2012
$84,980
- -

Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in nine industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for environmental scientist and geoscientists occupations is the machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $126,020. The lowest paying industry is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $50,120). For detailed environmental scientist and geoscientists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$126,020
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$105,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$95,750
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$93,410
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$88,320
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$88,320
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,520
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$66,790
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$50,120

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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