Environmental Scientist in Baton Rouge Salary

An Environmental Scientist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earns an average salary of $55,955 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$38,783 - $113,346
$39K
$56K
$110K
MEDIAN: $55,955
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$38,783 - $113,346  
   
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$4,250  
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$27,937 - $110,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$55,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Environmental Consulting
▲5%

National Average
$55,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼2%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Environmental Compliance
▼10%

Data Analysis
▼21%

Regulatory Compliance
▼21%

Microsoft Excel
▼28%

Microsoft Word
▼28%

Microsoft Office
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
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