Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in the Industry of Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics and trend of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry of waste management and remediation services are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare environmental scientist and geoscientists salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,090
25th Percentile Wage
$50,110
50th Percentile Wage
$70,000
75th Percentile Wage
$94,380
90th Percentile Wage
$122,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry of waste management and remediation services. 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 $122,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent environmental scientists and geoscientists is $37,090.

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 of Waste Management and Remediation Services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,0004.29%3.00%
201567,000-3.66%-
201469,4501.68%-
201368,2800.56%-
201267,900--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.82
25th Percentile Wage
$24.09
50th Percentile Wage
$33.65
75th Percentile Wage
$45.38
90th Percentile Wage
$58.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry of waste management and remediation services. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) environmental scientists and geoscientists is $58.71. The median hourly salary is $33.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.82.

Table 3. Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in six industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of environmental scientists and geoscientists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$78,550
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$73,760
Employment Services
$73,750
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$70,000
Waste Collection
$63,420
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$62,260

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