Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians among Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,640
25th Percentile Wage
$37,030
50th Percentile Wage
$45,260
75th Percentile Wage
$55,790
90th Percentile Wage
$68,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,640.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.69
25th Percentile Wage
$17.80
50th Percentile Wage
$21.76
75th Percentile Wage
$26.82
90th Percentile Wage
$33.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.08. The median hourly salary is $21.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.69.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,2608.86%1.37%
201541,250-2.33%-
201442,210-0.12%-
201342,260-5.63%-
201244,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $38,580 to $71,790. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $71,790. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $53,240). The lowest paying area is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$71,790
Lansing-East Lansing
$53,240
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$52,960
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$44,770
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$42,840
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$40,560
South Bend-Mishawaka
$40,030
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$39,540
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$38,580


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