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Environmental Average Salary in United States 2018

How much money does a person working in Environmental make in United States?

5,738 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Environmental in United States typically earns around 5,738 USD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Environmental jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Environmental Jobs Salary Distribution in United States

25% of people earn
4,375 USD
or less
50% of people earn
5,417 USD
or less
75% of people earn
6,854 USD
or less
2,400 USD
5,417 USD
11,667 USD

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Environmental salaries in United States range between 2,400 USD per month (minimum salary) to 11,667 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 5,417 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Environmental are earning less than 5,417 USD while the other half are earning more than 5,417 USD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph, with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two similar values: the 25th and 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Environmental are earning less than 4,375 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,375 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Environmental are earning less than 6,854 USD while 25% of them are earning more than 6,854 USD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should I be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median, then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you. You have plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. Luckily for you, we have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Environmental Salary Trend and Forecast in United States

How are Environmental salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average Environmental salary in United States in recent years.

Average Salary 2015    =  
5,376 USD
Average Salary 2016    +2%  
5,505 USD
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
5,659 USD
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
5,738 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Environmental salaries in United States are on the rise in the year 2018 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2018 are 1% higher than those of 2017. The trend suggests a slow yet slow continous increase in pay in 2019 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Environmental Average Hourly Wage in United States

29 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in United States for Environmental is 29 USD. This means that the average person in United States earns approximatly 29 USD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage, the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and is considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison By Job Title (Average Monthly Salary)

Job TitleAverage Salary
Environment Advisor5,417 USD
Environmental Engineer6,290 USD
Environmental Manager7,567 USD
Environmental Planner5,125 USD
Environmental Scientist4,720 USD
Environmental Specialist5,272 USD
Forestry Consultants2,400 USD
Geologist4,916 USD
Regional Manager5,417 USD
Toxicologist10,833 USD
Water Treatment Superintendent5,774 USD

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Salary Comparison By State (Average Monthly Salary)

StateAverage Salary
California6,239 USD
Florida4,000 USD
Maryland8,542 USD
New Jersey5,500 USD
New York4,579 USD
North Carolina5,438 USD
Texas4,800 USD
Washington4,210 USD

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