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Wages for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $20.44 $34.20 $59.91
United States Yearly $42,520 $71,130 $124,620
District of Columbia Hourly $29.86 $56.93 $78.69
District of Columbia Yearly $62,100 $118,400 $163,670
California Hourly $24.86 $41.87 $66.40
California Yearly $51,700 $87,080 $138,120
Colorado Hourly $24.40 $41.44 $72.10
Colorado Yearly $50,750 $86,190 $149,970
Rhode Island Hourly $27.44 $38.80 $52.76
Rhode Island Yearly $57,080 $80,700 $109,740
Washington Hourly $25.58 $37.61 $61.39
Washington Yearly $53,210 $78,230 $127,690
Oregon Hourly $25.60 $37.18 $50.05
Oregon Yearly $53,240 $77,330 $104,110
Massachusetts Hourly $21.92 $37.15 $60.41
Massachusetts Yearly $45,590 $77,280 $125,650
New Jersey Hourly $21.99 $37.11 $54.13
New Jersey Yearly $45,740 $77,190 $112,600
Alaska Hourly $26.44 $36.32 $54.44
Alaska Yearly $55,000 $75,550 $113,240
Connecticut Hourly $23.18 $36.26 $54.18
Connecticut Yearly $48,220 $75,430 $112,690
Virginia Hourly $23.11 $36.09 $67.01
Virginia Yearly $48,060 $75,060 $139,390
Ohio Hourly $21.73 $36.00 $47.30
Ohio Yearly $45,190 $74,890 $98,380
Illinois Hourly $20.50 $35.98 $59.54
Illinois Yearly $42,650 $74,850 $123,850
Texas Hourly $21.30 $35.96 $60.37
Texas Yearly $44,310 $74,800 $125,580
New York Hourly $21.77 $35.38 $59.01
New York Yearly $45,290 $73,600 $122,740
New Mexico Hourly $23.84 $35.12 $70.58
New Mexico Yearly $49,590 $73,060 $146,800
Maryland Hourly $20.92 $34.53 $58.97
Maryland Yearly $43,510 $71,820 $122,660
New Hampshire Hourly $25.50 $33.79 $56.68
New Hampshire Yearly $53,050 $70,280 $117,900
Iowa Hourly $21.79 $32.86 $45.39
Iowa Yearly $45,310 $68,350 $94,410
Minnesota Hourly $23.01 $32.72 $49.79
Minnesota Yearly $47,860 $68,060 $103,560
North Dakota Hourly $24.14 $32.65 $48.64
North Dakota Yearly $50,210 $67,910 $101,180
Hawaii Hourly $20.87 $32.46 $48.57
Hawaii Yearly $43,400 $67,520 $101,030
Utah Hourly $18.53 $31.98 $50.69
Utah Yearly $38,540 $66,510 $105,430
Georgia Hourly $18.65 $31.93 $56.30
Georgia Yearly $38,780 $66,420 $117,110
Pennsylvania Hourly $21.12 $31.78 $57.09
Pennsylvania Yearly $43,940 $66,110 $118,740
Kansas Hourly $23.65 $31.45 $53.20
Kansas Yearly $49,190 $65,410 $110,660
Tennessee Hourly $21.51 $31.39 $51.14
Tennessee Yearly $44,740 $65,300 $106,380
Michigan Hourly $20.14 $30.75 $50.98
Michigan Yearly $41,900 $63,970 $106,040
Arizona Hourly $19.76 $30.68 $59.49
Arizona Yearly $41,100 $63,810 $123,740
Montana Hourly $22.95 $30.58 $47.35
Montana Yearly $47,740 $63,610 $98,480
Vermont Hourly $22.10 $30.32 $42.57
Vermont Yearly $45,970 $63,060 $88,540
Nevada Hourly $18.24 $29.95 $44.47
Nevada Yearly $37,940 $62,290 $92,490
Wyoming Hourly $21.68 $29.86 $49.04
Wyoming Yearly $45,100 $62,100 $102,000
Oklahoma Hourly $17.24 $29.19 $50.36
Oklahoma Yearly $35,870 $60,720 $104,750
Alabama Hourly $19.16 $28.95 $51.69
Alabama Yearly $39,860 $60,220 $107,520
Louisiana Hourly $17.33 $28.77 $56.72
Louisiana Yearly $36,040 $59,840 $117,980
South Dakota Hourly $20.73 $28.34 $40.64
South Dakota Yearly $43,130 $58,950 $84,530
Guam Hourly $16.52 $28.17 $45.85
Guam Yearly $34,350 $58,600 $95,370
North Carolina Hourly $20.27 $28.17 $47.62
North Carolina Yearly $42,170 $58,600 $99,050
Indiana Hourly $17.34 $28.12 $45.67
Indiana Yearly $36,070 $58,480 $95,000
Idaho Hourly $19.33 $27.70 $41.18
Idaho Yearly $40,200 $57,610 $85,650
Arkansas Hourly $18.32 $27.65 $38.26
Arkansas Yearly $38,110 $57,520 $79,580
Wisconsin Hourly $17.42 $27.40 $43.17
Wisconsin Yearly $36,240 $56,990 $89,800
Nebraska Hourly $20.19 $27.39 $43.34
Nebraska Yearly $41,990 $56,970 $90,150
Delaware Hourly $18.28 $26.94 $42.04
Delaware Yearly $38,010 $56,030 $87,440
Maine Hourly $19.80 $25.59 $59.88
Maine Yearly $41,180 $53,240 $124,550
Florida Hourly $16.88 $23.80 $45.18
Florida Yearly $35,110 $49,500 $93,970
West Virginia Hourly $15.86 $23.67 $43.32
West Virginia Yearly $33,000 $49,240 $90,110
Kentucky Hourly $17.26 $22.99 $35.46
Kentucky Yearly $35,900 $47,830 $73,750
Missouri Hourly $18.01 $22.47 $37.95
Missouri Yearly $37,470 $46,740 $78,940
Virgin Islands Hourly $13.67 $22.45 $35.16
Virgin Islands Yearly $28,440 $46,700 $73,130
Puerto Rico Hourly $10.91 $19.63 $40.69
Puerto Rico Yearly $22,700 $40,840 $84,630
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Occupation Description
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. Excludes "Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists", "Conservation Scientists", "Forest and Conservation Technicians", "Fish and Game Wardens", and "Forest and Conservation Workers".

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