Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,320
25th Percentile Wage
$49,430
50th Percentile Wage
$71,460
75th Percentile Wage
$105,430
90th Percentile Wage
$123,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,320.

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
$71,460
5.71% 21.20%
2016
$67,380
15.24% -
2014
$57,110
3.55% -
2013
$55,080
-2.23% -
2012
$56,310
- -

Table 3. Compare Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $71,460, Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Virginia, followed by Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $67,640). In comparison, the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area is 5.3 percent (5.3%) higher than that in Southside 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 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia.