Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of environmental scientists and health specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,990
25th Percentile Wage
$42,220
50th Percentile Wage
$48,350
75th Percentile Wage
$56,730
90th Percentile Wage
$62,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.30
25th Percentile Wage
$20.30
50th Percentile Wage
$23.24
75th Percentile Wage
$27.28
90th Percentile Wage
$29.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.82. The median hourly salary is $23.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.30.

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
201648,3501.70%12.93%
201547,5300.27%-
201447,40011.75%-
201341,830-0.65%-
201242,100--

Table 3. Compare Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $48,350 in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 24.4 percent (24.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Chattanooga and 12.8 percent (12.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$63,920
Knoxville
$63,440
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$62,750
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$59,840
Memphis
$55,570
Johnson City
$55,120
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$49,950
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,350
Jackson
$44,890
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$42,150

See also: Top paying jobs in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.