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Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,200
25th Percentile Wage
$42,640
50th Percentile Wage
$58,270
75th Percentile Wage
$82,420
90th Percentile Wage
$96,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technicians is $96,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $34,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,270
6.49% 23.79%
2016
$54,490
0.61% -
2015
$54,160
1.20% -
2014
$53,510
0.30% -
2013
$53,350
16.76% -
2012
$44,410
- -

Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental science and protection technicians in eight 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 science and protection technician occupations is the remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $70,480. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $44,290). For detailed environmental science and protection technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$70,480
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$62,690
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$54,780
Administrative and Support Services
$48,890
Waste Collection
$47,510
Facilities Support Services
$47,210
Employment Services
$46,130
Temporary Help Services
$44,290

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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