Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,660
25th Percentile Wage
$46,750
50th Percentile Wage
$55,250
75th Percentile Wage
$68,440
90th Percentile Wage
$86,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,660.

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
$55,250
4.20% 11.87%
2016
$52,930
-4.52% -
2015
$55,320
-6.71% -
2014
$59,030
13.04% -
2013
$51,330
5.14% -
2012
$48,690
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Nebraska ranges from $27,280 to $58,680. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Nebraska is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,680. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,640). The lowest paying area is Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$58,680
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$57,640
Lincoln
$56,110
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$52,130
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$27,280




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