Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,040
25th Percentile Wage
$37,060
50th Percentile Wage
$50,100
75th Percentile Wage
$72,170
90th Percentile Wage
$98,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $98,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $33,040.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,10011.92%-21.76%
201544,130-30.36%-
201457,530-10.90%-
201363,8004.39%-
201261,000--

Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed environmental scientist and geoscientists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$45,510
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$45,510

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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