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Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental scientist and geoscientists salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,770
25th Percentile Wage
$40,220
50th Percentile Wage
$58,040
75th Percentile Wage
$78,300
90th Percentile Wage
$99,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and geoscientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $99,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental scientists and geoscientists is $29,770.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,0403.17%8.10%
201556,2001.32%-
201455,4602.60%-
201354,0201.26%-
201253,340--

Compare Environmental Scientist and Geoscientists Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of environmental scientists and geoscientists in three industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 geoscientists occupations is the business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $82,450. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $54,850). For detailed environmental scientist and geoscientists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$82,450
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$58,030
Social Advocacy Organizations
$54,850

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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