Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,650
25th Percentile Wage
$35,590
50th Percentile Wage
$46,510
75th Percentile Wage
$60,520
90th Percentile Wage
$77,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,650.

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
$46,510
-2.77% 7.40%
2016
$47,800
3.51% -
2015
$46,120
0.98% -
2014
$45,670
4.07% -
2013
$43,810
1.69% -
2012
$43,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of New York ranges from $32,470 to $52,600. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $52,600. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $52,320). The lowest paying area is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $32,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$52,600
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$52,320
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$48,680
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$48,500
Utica-Rome
$46,550
Rochester
$38,300
Binghamton
$38,140
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,100
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$36,090
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,030
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$33,960
Syracuse
$32,470




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