Environmental Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Environmental Scientists in Boston can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Most Environmental Scientists in Boston, Mass. survey respondents are women (77 percent). Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,782 - $82,842
$36K
$50K
$83K
MEDIAN: $49,999
10%
50%
90%

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$19.61 - $20.89
$20
MEDIAN: $20.15
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$0$82K
Salary $35,782 - $82,842
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,872
Total Pay (?
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$38,116 - $79,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $20.15
Overtime $30.60
Annual Data $0$79K
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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$38,116 - $79,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Q: What is it like working in Boston?

Environmental Scientist in Boston:
Pros: Diversity in workload, clientele, and location.
Cons: Traffic, traffic, traffic, and traffic.

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲59%

▲13%

National Average
$50,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Project Management
▲31%

Regulatory Compliance
▲17%


Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Technical Writing
▲3%

Data Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$50,000

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼8%

Environmental Compliance
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 6%
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