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
$41,370
25th Percentile Wage
$52,190
50th Percentile Wage
$73,060
75th Percentile Wage
$111,140
90th Percentile Wage
$170,150

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 $170,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $41,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,060-2.11%-16.32%
201574,6000.79%-
201474,010-13.04%-
201383,660-1.58%-
201284,980--

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

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in four 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 petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $93,410. 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
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers
$93,410
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$89,190
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$65,390
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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