Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists among Ohio 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,910
25th Percentile Wage
$53,700
50th Percentile Wage
$64,900
75th Percentile Wage
$76,480
90th Percentile Wage
$92,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.59
25th Percentile Wage
$25.82
50th Percentile Wage
$31.20
75th Percentile Wage
$36.77
90th Percentile Wage
$44.23

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.23. The median hourly salary is $31.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,900-1.57%-4.42%
201565,920-0.64%-
201466,340-4.46%-
201369,3002.21%-
201267,770--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Ohio ranges from $50,170 to $73,410. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Ohio is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,410. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $72,470). The lowest paying area is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$73,410
Dayton
$72,470
Columbus
$71,990
Toledo
$71,020
Akron
$70,670
Cincinnati-Middletown
$62,020
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$61,830
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,800
Canton-Massillon
$55,020
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$50,170


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