Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,420
25th Percentile Wage
$56,380
50th Percentile Wage
$81,220
75th Percentile Wage
$103,340
90th Percentile Wage
$152,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists 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 health specialists is $152,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and health specialists is $44,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,220
21.83% -8.51%
2016
$63,490
-3.10% -
2015
$65,460
-10.20% -
2014
$72,140
-15.28% -
2013
$83,160
-5.98% -
2012
$88,130
- -

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

The average salaries of environmental scientists and health specialists in seven 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 health specialist occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $96,930. The lowest paying industry is the chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $50,120). For detailed environmental scientist and health specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$96,930
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$96,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$95,750
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$81,400
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$73,620
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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