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
$40,730
25th Percentile Wage
$50,450
50th Percentile Wage
$65,520
75th Percentile Wage
$93,690
90th Percentile Wage
$123,240

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 $123,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and health specialists is $40,730.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,5205.66%23.09%
201561,8101.78%-
201460,7108.55%-
201355,5209.24%-
201250,390--

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 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 health specialist occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $82,570. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $61,450). For detailed environmental scientist and health specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$82,570
Educational Services
$65,520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$65,080
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,000
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$64,650
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$63,980
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,990
Educational Services - Privately owned
$61,620
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$61,450

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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