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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
$32,280
25th Percentile Wage
$40,090
50th Percentile Wage
$54,490
75th Percentile Wage
$83,750
90th Percentile Wage
$96,070

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 $96,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $32,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,4900.61%18.50%
201554,1601.20%-
201453,5100.30%-
201353,35016.76%-
201244,410--

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 five 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 $74,140. The lowest paying industry is the administrative and support services industry (annual salary $45,630). 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
$74,140
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$63,160
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$58,250
Employment Services
$46,130
Administrative and Support Services
$45,630

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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