Environmental Scientist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Median pay for Environmental Scientists in Boston, Mass. is around $48K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Environmental Scientists in Boston — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,388 - $81,866
MEDIAN: $47,940

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$40,388 - $81,866  
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$40,433 - $82,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Data Analysis
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National Average

Environmental Consulting
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Project Management
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Technical Writing
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Microsoft Office
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Environmental Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 2%