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Environmental Science Teacher Salary Information

The salary statistics of environmental science teachers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of environmental science teachers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The environmental science teachers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Environmental Science Teacher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,970
25th Percentile Wage
$57,240
50th Percentile Wage
$76,360
75th Percentile Wage
$108,490
90th Percentile Wage
$150,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science teachers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) environmental science teachers is $150,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,970. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 241% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,360
-2.59% -1.26%
2016
$78,340
-0.55% -
2015
$78,770
1.65% -
2014
$77,470
-1.32% -
2013
$78,490
1.49% -
2012
$77,320
- -

Table 2. Environmental Science Teacher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of environmental science teachers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$76,360

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Environmental Science Teachers by States

From the above tables we note that not only environmental science teachers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of environmental science teachers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $54,850 to $112,010. The highest paying state for environmental science teachers is Michigan with a median annual salary of $112,010. The lowest paying state is Vermont with a median annual salary of $54,850. For more salary information of environmental science teachers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Michigan
$112,010
California
$95,380
Iowa
$93,240
Arizona
$93,170
Massachusetts
$86,110
Illinois
$85,260
Mississippi
$84,100
New Jersey
$83,710
Ohio
$82,520
Arkansas
$82,290
Minnesota
$81,180
Indiana
$80,770
South Carolina
$80,730
Pennsylvania
$80,170
Connecticut
$79,890
Maryland
$78,670
Tennessee
$78,150
Washington
$75,650
Texas
$75,190
New Hampshire
$75,180
New York
$75,120
Missouri
$74,450
Utah
$74,190
West Virginia
$74,160
Nevada
$73,570
Virginia
$72,880
New Mexico
$71,950
Louisiana
$71,680
Oregon
$71,370
Alabama
$71,260
Florida
$70,880
Georgia
$70,500
Wisconsin
$67,140
Oklahoma
$67,120
Colorado
$66,360
North Carolina
$64,510
Maine
$62,590
Montana
$56,980
Vermont
$54,850



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