Environmental Scientist salary in the United States

Average salary
$57,000/yr
Based on 4,561 income tax records
$25,000
$117,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$43K
 
$53K
 
$67K
 
$71K
 
$75K
$25,000
$117,500
How much do Environmental Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Environmental Scientist is $57,000 per year. This is based on data from 4,561 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Environmental Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Environmental Scientist salary can vary between $25,000 to $117,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Environmental Scientist salary by location

Environmental Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Department Of The Interior, Dallas County, TX
16 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$45K – $125K
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State Of California, Fresno County, CA
15 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$48K – $101K
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State Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
16 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$36K – $76K
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State Of New Mexico, Santa Fe County, NM
13 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$41K – $59K
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State Of Louisiana, East Baton Rouge County, LA
20 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$40K – $63K
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State Of Alabama, Montgomery County, AL
16 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$34K – $64K
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State Of Florida, Leon County, FL
11 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$33K – $47K

Environmental Scientist demographics in United States

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56% are single
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44% are married
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30% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Environmental Scientists in United States

4,561 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a environmental scientist in the United States is $57,000 per year. Environmental scientist salaries in the United States can vary between $25,000 to $117,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,561 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as environmental scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for environmental scientists in the United States: Department of The Interior ($94,500 a year), State of California ($68,500 a year), and State of Utah ($64,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for environmental scientists in the United States: Fresno Metro Area, CA ($71,000 a year), Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA ($69,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($69,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.