The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of environmental science and protection technicians in Augusta-Richmond County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$20,920|
|25th Percentile Wage||$22,790|
|50th Percentile Wage||$26,840|
|75th Percentile Wage||$34,150|
|90th Percentile Wage||$39,770|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,920.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,840, Augusta-Richmond County is the lowest paying city for environmental science and protection technicians in state of South Carolina, following city of Greenville-Mauldin-Easley (median annual salary of $63,140). Compared with the highest paying city Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in Augusta-Richmond County is 57.5 percent (57.5%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |