Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Massachusetts 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,680
25th Percentile Wage
$57,790
50th Percentile Wage
$75,300
75th Percentile Wage
$98,360
90th Percentile Wage
$128,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,680.

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
$75,300
1.24% 12.10%
2016
$74,370
3.42% -
2015
$71,830
11.42% -
2014
$63,630
-1.18% -
2013
$64,380
-2.81% -
2012
$66,190
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $49,280 to $78,830. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $78,830. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $76,520). The lowest paying area is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $49,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$78,830
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$76,520
Barnstable Town
$74,820
Worcester
$71,400
Framingham
$61,940
Springfield
$60,680
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$49,280




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