Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists amongst Utah metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,510
25th Percentile Wage
$56,440
50th Percentile Wage
$68,370
75th Percentile Wage
$85,980
90th Percentile Wage
$114,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,510.

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
$68,370
2.81% 7.77%
2016
$66,450
2.21% -
2015
$64,980
-0.05% -
2014
$65,010
2.09% -
2013
$63,650
0.93% -
2012
$63,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Utah ranges from $58,810 to $74,140. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Utah is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,140. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $71,560). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $58,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$74,140
Salt Lake City
$71,560
Ogden-Clearfield
$63,010
Provo-Orem
$60,320
Logan
$58,810




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