Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,330
25th Percentile Wage
$51,310
50th Percentile Wage
$66,980
75th Percentile Wage
$96,030
90th Percentile Wage
$126,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists 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 health specialists is $126,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and health specialists is $41,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,980
2.18% 24.77%
2016
$65,520
5.66% -
2015
$61,810
1.78% -
2014
$60,710
8.55% -
2013
$55,520
9.24% -
2012
$50,390
- -

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

The average salaries of environmental scientists and health specialists in twelve 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 health specialist occupations is the junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $95,200. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools industry (annual salary $62,990). For detailed environmental scientist and health specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$95,200
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$92,090
Educational Services - Local government owned
$85,610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$81,970
Educational Services
$66,980
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$66,110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$65,370
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,290
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$64,350
Educational Services - Privately owned
$64,020
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$63,980
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,990

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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