Boston Environmental Scientists take home an average $50K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Environmental Scientists in Boston, Mass. who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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$34,912 - $89,320  
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
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Massachusetts:
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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 28%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 15%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 10%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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