Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists amongst 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 Scientists and Health Specialists in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,450
25th Percentile Wage
$50,180
50th Percentile Wage
$66,200
75th Percentile Wage
$76,230
90th Percentile Wage
$98,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.93
25th Percentile Wage
$24.13
50th Percentile Wage
$31.83
75th Percentile Wage
$36.65
90th Percentile Wage
$47.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.38. The median hourly salary is $31.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.93.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,2003.99%-4.21%
201563,560-2.33%-
201465,0401.86%-
201363,830-8.08%-
201268,990--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Michigan ranges from $52,980 to $73,050. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $73,050. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $72,520). The lowest paying area is Holland-Grand Haven with a median annual salary of $52,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$73,050
Lansing-East Lansing
$72,520
Jackson
$72,510
Kalamazoo-Portage
$67,530
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$66,710
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$62,880
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$62,450
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$61,880
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$59,910
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,250
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$56,440
Holland-Grand Haven
$52,980


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