Environmental Scientist and Health Specialist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental scientists and health specialists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental scientists and health specialists amongst Wisconsin 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,500
25th Percentile Wage
$49,620
50th Percentile Wage
$58,510
75th Percentile Wage
$75,490
90th Percentile Wage
$96,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.95
25th Percentile Wage
$23.85
50th Percentile Wage
$28.13
75th Percentile Wage
$36.29
90th Percentile Wage
$46.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental scientists and health specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.59. The median hourly salary is $28.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental scientists and health specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,510-0.99%1.73%
201559,0903.52%-
201457,010-0.42%-
201357,250-0.44%-
201257,500--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental scientists and health specialists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $52,920 to $70,150. The highest paying area for environmental scientists and health specialists in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $70,150. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $61,130). The lowest paying area is Appleton with a median annual salary of $52,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$70,150
Duluth
$61,130
Madison
$61,130
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$60,210
Green Bay
$57,890
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$57,660
Eau Claire
$57,400
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,140
Appleton
$52,920


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