Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental scientist and geoscientists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,300
25th Percentile Wage
$50,800
50th Percentile Wage
$64,090
75th Percentile Wage
$90,130
90th Percentile Wage
$119,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of educational 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 $119,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $41,300.

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 sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,0901.47%8.61%
201563,150-4.02%-
201465,6903.70%-
201363,2607.41%-
201258,570--

Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in nine industries in the educational 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 geoscientists occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $82,710. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools industry (annual salary $62,990). For detailed environmental scientist and geoscientists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,710
Educational Services
$64,090
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$63,980
Educational Services - Privately owned
$63,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$63,590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$63,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$63,210
Educational Services - State government owned
$63,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,990

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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