Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Maryland

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,550
25th Percentile Wage
$56,710
50th Percentile Wage
$74,600
75th Percentile Wage
$97,670
90th Percentile Wage
$123,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,550.

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
$74,600
3.83% 8.67%
2016
$71,740
1.73% -
2015
$70,500
4.48% -
2014
$67,340
-4.20% -
2013
$70,170
2.91% -
2012
$68,130
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Maryland ranges from $50,010 to $68,730. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Maryland is Baltimore-Towson with a median annual salary of $68,730. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (mean annual salary $67,780). The lowest paying area is Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baltimore-Towson
$68,730
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$67,780
St Marys County
$65,170
Salisbury
$50,760
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$50,010




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