Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Indiana 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 Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,450
25th Percentile Wage
$45,080
50th Percentile Wage
$58,430
75th Percentile Wage
$76,180
90th Percentile Wage
$94,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,450.

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
$58,430
7.29% 20.79%
2016
$54,170
-0.28% -
2015
$54,320
10.07% -
2014
$48,850
3.13% -
2013
$47,320
2.20% -
2012
$46,280
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Indiana ranges from $47,440 to $63,810. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $63,810. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,230). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$63,810
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$61,230
Fort Wayne
$60,640
Gary
$58,740
Elkhart-Goshen
$57,750
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$55,360
Bloomington
$53,180
Lafayette
$48,240
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$47,440




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