An Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health earns an average salary of $51,085 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health Total Pay (?
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$35,539 - $80,382
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,085
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Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health Total Pay (?
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$12.52 - $33.13
(Median)
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33
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,539 - $80,382  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,919  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $4,949  
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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$34,697 - $79,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $33.13  
   
Overtime
$19.51 - $37.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$201.34 - $4,919  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $4,949  
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).
)
$34,697 - $79,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 588
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Job Description for Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health
  • Inspect and analyze environmental conditions.
  • Create and maintain environmental policies and assist officials and scientists in risk assessments.
  • Identify and solve problems relating to environmental hazards including population sensitivities, vulnerabilities, multiple pathway exposures, and chemical, biological, and physical stressors.
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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