Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental science and protection technician salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,720
25th Percentile Wage
$37,270
50th Percentile Wage
$49,170
75th Percentile Wage
$62,250
90th Percentile Wage
$77,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technicians is $77,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $28,720.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,170
7.44% 11.08%
2016
$45,510
2.55% -
2015
$44,350
0.29% -
2014
$44,220
4.57% -
2013
$42,200
-3.60% -
2012
$43,720
- -

Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental science and protection technicians 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 science and protection technician occupations is the junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $59,290. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - privately owned industry (annual salary $29,580). For detailed environmental science and protection technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$59,290
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$59,170
Educational Services - Local government owned
$56,590
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,630
Educational Services - Privately owned
$53,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$52,200
Educational Services
$49,170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,250
Educational Services - State government owned
$43,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,850
Educational Support Services
$31,460
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$29,580

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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