Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,090
25th Percentile Wage
$72,700
50th Percentile Wage
$100,220
75th Percentile Wage
$128,470
90th Percentile Wage
$159,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists 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 health specialists is $159,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and health specialists is $49,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,220-5.75%22.83%
2015105,9806.77%-
201498,81019.41%-
201379,6302.88%-
201277,340--

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

The average salaries of environmental scientists and health specialists in six 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 health specialist 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 health specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Pipeline Transportation
$121,100
Pipeline Transportation
$102,780
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$89,270
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$86,030
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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