Environmental Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

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. Women make up a slight majority of Boston Environmental Scientists (58 percent) survey respondents. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,866 - $87,262
MEDIAN: $47,922

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$40,403 - $84,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Data Analysis
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Environmental Consulting

National Average

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Technical Writing
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Microsoft Office
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Environmental Compliance
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 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: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 2%