Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians amongst New Jersey metropolitan 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 Science and Protection Technicians in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,710
25th Percentile Wage
$37,890
50th Percentile Wage
$48,370
75th Percentile Wage
$61,280
90th Percentile Wage
$83,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,370
-0.17% 16.85%
2016
$48,450
9.04% -
2015
$44,070
1.45% -
2014
$43,430
8.86% -
2013
$39,580
-1.62% -
2012
$40,220
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of New Jersey ranges from $38,940 to $56,000. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $56,000. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $44,420). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $38,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$56,000
Edison-New Brunswick
$44,420
Trenton-Ewing
$41,240
Wilmington
$39,440
Camden
$38,940




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