Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Lynchburg, Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,550
25th Percentile Wage
$50,240
50th Percentile Wage
$62,120
75th Percentile Wage
$73,390
90th Percentile Wage
$106,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Lynchburg, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,550.

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
$62,120
-2.51% 17.18%
2016
$63,680
3.45% -
2015
$61,480
8.77% -
2014
$56,090
-0.75% -
2013
$56,510
8.95% -
2012
$51,450
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $62,120 in Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg is 13.1 percent (13.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area and 11.8 percent (11.8%) 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 Lynchburg, Virginia.