Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$26,840
9.35% 9.35%
2016
$24,330
-185.61% -
2015
$69,490
2.27% -
2014
$67,910
1.71% -
2013
$66,750
63.55% -
2012
$24,330
- -

Table 3. Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Augusta-Richmond County with Other South Carolina Cities

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
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$63,140
Columbia
$48,860
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$47,810
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$46,290
Spartanburg
$44,290
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,620
Augusta-Richmond County
$26,840



See also: Top paying jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina.