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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,750
25th Percentile Wage
$48,940
50th Percentile Wage
$62,460
75th Percentile Wage
$75,400
90th Percentile Wage
$97,100

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 $97,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,750.

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
$62,460
-5.99% -10.45%
2016
$66,200
3.99% -
2015
$63,560
-2.33% -
2014
$65,040
1.86% -
2013
$63,830
-8.08% -
2012
$68,990
- -

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 $45,750 to $73,600. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Michigan is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,600. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Jackson (mean annual salary $73,600). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $45,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$73,600
Jackson
$73,600
Lansing-East Lansing
$73,590
Battle Creek
$70,200
Bay City
$67,710
Ann Arbor
$67,570
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$66,410
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$63,720
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$63,240
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$61,880
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$61,690
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$58,760
Flint
$57,620
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$57,250
Kalamazoo-Portage
$53,220
Holland-Grand Haven
$52,980
South Bend-Mishawaka
$45,750




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