Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Nevada

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,570
25th Percentile Wage
$48,080
50th Percentile Wage
$61,940
75th Percentile Wage
$77,420
90th Percentile Wage
$96,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,570.

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
$61,940
-7.59% -4.50%
2016
$66,640
-1.07% -
2015
$67,350
-0.36% -
2014
$67,590
7.63% -
2013
$62,430
-3.68% -
2012
$64,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Nevada ranges from $44,400 to $75,420. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Nevada is Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,420. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,330). The lowest paying area is Reno-Sparks with a median annual salary of $44,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$75,420
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$73,330
Las Vegas-Paradise
$65,900
Carson City
$61,110
Reno-Sparks
$44,400




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