Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Idaho cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,160
25th Percentile Wage
$49,310
50th Percentile Wage
$56,060
75th Percentile Wage
$64,900
90th Percentile Wage
$80,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.79
25th Percentile Wage
$23.71
50th Percentile Wage
$26.95
75th Percentile Wage
$31.20
90th Percentile Wage
$38.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.78. The median hourly salary is $26.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.79.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201656,0602.41%-10.51%
201554,710-9.50%-
201359,910-3.41%-
201261,950--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Idaho ranges from $54,180 to $58,270. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Idaho is Boise City-Nampa with a median annual salary of $58,270. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is East Idaho nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,480). The lowest paying area is Coeur dAlene with a median annual salary of $54,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boise City-Nampa
$58,270
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$55,480
Coeur dAlene
$54,180


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