Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in the Industry of Waste Treatment and Disposal

The salary statistics and trend of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry of waste treatment and disposal 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
$39,630
25th Percentile Wage
$47,680
50th Percentile Wage
$66,760
75th Percentile Wage
$93,580
90th Percentile Wage
$116,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry of waste treatment and disposal. 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 $116,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent environmental scientists and geoscientists is $39,630.

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 of Waste Treatment and Disposal from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,760
6.74% -6.28%
2016
$62,260
-3.90% -
2015
$64,690
-5.35% -
2014
$68,150
-5.47% -
2013
$71,880
1.29% -
2012
$70,950
- -

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 eight 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
Waste Collection
$79,140
Office Administrative Services
$77,430
Administrative and Support Services
$72,810
Temporary Help Services
$72,100
Employment Services
$72,020
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$68,450
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$68,080
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$66,760

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