Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Charlottesville, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists in Charlottesville, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists in Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,270
25th Percentile Wage
$45,840
50th Percentile Wage
$58,870
75th Percentile Wage
$81,390
90th Percentile Wage
$102,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Charlottesville, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,270.

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
$58,870
-2.68% 8.15%
2016
$60,450
-3.03% -
2015
$62,280
-14.58% -
2014
$71,360
-16.37% -
2013
$83,040
34.89% -
2012
$54,070
- -

Table 3. Compare Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Charlottesville with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $58,870 in Charlottesville is in the middle of salary range for environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in Charlottesville is 17.6 percent (17.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area and 7.0 percent (7.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$71,460
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$67,640
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$64,310
Richmond
$64,280
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$64,230
Lynchburg
$62,120
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$61,060
Roanoke
$60,210
Charlottesville
$58,870
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$57,710
Harrisonburg
$57,220
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$54,760



See also: Top paying jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia.