Information About Environmental Scientists And Specialists, Including Health

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Training

Environmental scientists and specialists, including health need master's degree.

Degrees for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health
Training for Environmental Scientists And Specialists, Including Health
Percent
Less than High School 0.3
High School 0.8
Some College 3.4
Associates Degree 3.3
Bachelors Degree 47.6
Masters Degree 34.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 9.7

Employment

Represents about 85,000 people in the United States- 2.4% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 23,000 more environmental scientists and specialists, including health but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 48,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, environmental scientists and specialists, including health make $33.08 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health $18.30 $22.70 $30.20 $40.30 $53.10
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, environmental scientists and specialists, including health make $68,810 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health $38,090 $47,380 $62,920 $83,970 $110,560
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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