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 data 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$41,430
25th Percentile Wage
$45,730
50th Percentile Wage
$52,740
75th Percentile Wage
$59,640
90th Percentile Wage
$63,040

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 $63,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,430.

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
$52,740
8.32% 20.17%
2016
$48,350
1.70% -
2015
$47,530
0.27% -
2014
$47,400
11.75% -
2013
$41,830
-0.65% -
2012
$42,100
- -

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 $52,740 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 Knoxville and 20.1 percent (20.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$69,730
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$64,080
Chattanooga
$61,560
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$59,840
Memphis
$57,350
Johnson City
$55,120
Jackson
$55,110
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$52,740
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$49,950
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$42,150



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