Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,230
25th Percentile Wage
$49,670
50th Percentile Wage
$60,510
75th Percentile Wage
$72,190
90th Percentile Wage
$81,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technicians is $81,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $35,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$60,510
2.97% 52.77%
2015
$58,710
3.12% -
2014
$56,880
31.38% -
2013
$39,030
26.77% -
2012
$28,580
- -

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

The average salaries of environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technician occupations is the wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers industry with an annual salary $61,430. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $28,580). For detailed environmental science and protection technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,430
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$61,430
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$28,930
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$28,580

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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