Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians among Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,900
25th Percentile Wage
$39,630
50th Percentile Wage
$47,460
75th Percentile Wage
$59,880
90th Percentile Wage
$64,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,900.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$47,460
-9.50% -12.68%
2015
$51,970
2.16% -
2014
$50,850
-11.35% -
2013
$56,620
5.55% -
2012
$53,480
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