An Environmental Scientist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earns an average salary of $53,458 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$32,681 - $142,892
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$33K
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$140K
MEDIAN: $53,457
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$26,722 - $112,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
219,679
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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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 7%

Environmental Compliance
0%

National Average
$51,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None:
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