Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians amongst Idaho areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,720
25th Percentile Wage
$32,750
50th Percentile Wage
$53,080
75th Percentile Wage
$83,250
90th Percentile Wage
$97,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,080
0.79% 13.32%
2016
$52,660
16.90% -
2015
$43,760
1.14% -
2014
$43,260
-13.68% -
2013
$49,180
6.45% -
2012
$46,010
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of Idaho ranges from $30,790 to $87,590. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in Idaho is Idaho Falls with a median annual salary of $87,590. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Boise City-Nampa (mean annual salary $52,910). The lowest paying area is Pocatello with a median annual salary of $30,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Idaho Falls
$87,590
Boise City-Nampa
$52,910
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$36,460
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$31,060
Pocatello
$30,790




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