Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,540
25th Percentile Wage
$68,160
50th Percentile Wage
$87,770
75th Percentile Wage
$116,660
90th Percentile Wage
$147,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $147,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $47,540.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,770
-10.60% 10.15%
2016
$97,070
-5.79% -
2015
$102,690
4.42% -
2014
$98,150
17.17% -
2013
$81,300
3.00% -
2012
$78,860
- -

Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in eight industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 other pipeline transportation industry with an annual salary $121,100. The lowest paying industry is the scheduled air transportation industry (annual salary $75,030). For detailed environmental scientist and geoscientists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$121,100
Water Transportation
$110,100
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$110,100
Pipeline Transportation
$86,380
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$79,070
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$78,280
Air Transportation
$75,030
Scheduled Air Transportation
$75,030

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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