Environmental Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Earnings for Environmental Scientists in Boston come in at around $50K annually on average. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,782 - $86,822
$36K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $49,791
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50%
90%

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$19.28 - $20.72
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,782 - $86,822  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,872  
Total Pay (?
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$36,045 - $81,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$30.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,872  
   
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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$36,045 - $81,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲61%

▲15%

National Average
$49,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Project Management
▲32%

Regulatory Compliance
▲19%


Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Technical Writing
▲4%

Data Analysis
▲4%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼7%

Environmental Compliance
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 6%
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