Environmental Scientists in Boston can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Female Boston Environmental Scientists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,574 - $88,706
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$89K
MEDIAN: $49,742
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$35,574 - $88,706  
   
Bonus
$2,048  
Total Pay (?
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$35,660 - $89,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$21.45  
   
Overtime
$30.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$2,048  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,660 - $89,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 60%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 8%


National Average
$50,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 10%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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