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
$28,970
25th Percentile Wage
$35,940
50th Percentile Wage
$45,510
75th Percentile Wage
$58,440
90th Percentile Wage
$74,040

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 $74,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental science and protection technicians is $28,970.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,5102.55%3.93%
201544,3500.29%-
201444,2204.57%-
201342,200-3.60%-
201243,720--

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 six 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $47,810. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $42,540). For detailed environmental science and protection technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$47,810
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,900
Educational Services
$45,510
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,980
Educational Services - State government owned
$42,560
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$42,540

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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