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 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 Scientists and Health Specialists in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,230
25th Percentile Wage
$48,620
50th Percentile Wage
$55,880
75th Percentile Wage
$66,930
90th Percentile Wage
$89,010

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 $89,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,880
-0.32% -10.86%
2016
$56,060
2.41% -
2015
$54,710
-9.50% -
2013
$59,910
-3.41% -
2012
$61,950
- -

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 $39,830 to $87,940. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Idaho is Idaho Falls with a median annual salary of $87,940. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Boise City-Nampa (mean annual salary $58,170). The lowest paying area is North Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Idaho Falls
$87,940
Boise City-Nampa
$58,170
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$55,480
Coeur dAlene
$54,180
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$53,760
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$39,830




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