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Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental scientist and health specialist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,940
25th Percentile Wage
$49,220
50th Percentile Wage
$69,440
75th Percentile Wage
$98,010
90th Percentile Wage
$127,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and 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 health specialists is $127,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and health specialists is $36,940.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,4400.81%2.71%
201568,880-0.86%-
201469,470-0.17%-
201369,5902.92%-
201267,560--

Compare Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and health specialists in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 administrative and support services industry with an annual salary $75,280. The lowest paying industry is the waste treatment and disposal industry (annual salary $59,080). For detailed environmental scientist and health specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$75,280
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$71,160
Employment Services
$69,570
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$66,050
Waste Collection
$63,420
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$59,080

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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