An Environmental Scientist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $51,405 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$39,156 - $123,137
$39K
$51K
$120K
MEDIAN: $51,405
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$15.00 - $19.00
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MEDIAN: $17.66
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Salary
$39,156 - $123,137  
   
Bonus
$3,500  
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$31,409 - $66,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$17.66  
   
Overtime
$24.44  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$3,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $66,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 5%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Environmental Consulting
0%

National Average
$52,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 11%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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