Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Oklahoma

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,990
25th Percentile Wage
$47,190
50th Percentile Wage
$61,100
75th Percentile Wage
$78,620
90th Percentile Wage
$101,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,990.

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
$61,100
7.82% 23.72%
2016
$56,320
-10.32% -
2015
$62,130
10.37% -
2014
$55,690
15.98% -
2013
$46,790
0.38% -
2012
$46,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Oklahoma ranges from $35,870 to $74,210. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Oklahoma is Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,210. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $60,390). The lowest paying area is Fort Smith with a median annual salary of $35,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$74,210
Oklahoma City
$60,390
Tulsa
$58,400
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$55,160
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$53,790
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$49,040
Fort Smith
$35,870




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