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Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health (19-4091)
Performs laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health. Under direction of an environmental scientist or specialist, may collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing and take corrective actions as assigned.
Mean Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$0.00 $95574.35  -$95574.35
2015$0.00NaN$93147.06 +2.6%-$93147.06
2014$0.00NaN$91402.45 +1.9%-$91402.45
2013$0.00NaN$89657.84 +1.9%-$89657.84
2012$0.00NaN$87913.23 +2.0%-$87913.23
2011$0.00NaN$86547.88 +1.6%-$86547.88
2010$0.00NaN$85030.83 +1.8%-$85030.83
2009$0.00NaN$84120.60 +1.1%-$84120.59
2008$0.00NaN$81617.46 +3.1%-$81617.46
2007$0.00NaN$78886.77 +3.5%-$78886.76
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$0.00 $42694.83  -$42694.83
2015$0.00NaN$41500.33 +2.9%-$41500.33
2014$0.00NaN$40612.99 +2.2%-$40612.98
2013$0.00NaN$39793.90 +2.1%-$39793.90
2012$0.00NaN$39111.33 +1.7%-$39111.33
2011$0.00NaN$38497.02 +1.6%-$38497.01
2010$0.00NaN$37848.57 +1.7%-$37848.57
2009$0.00NaN$37336.65 +1.4%-$37336.64
2008$0.00NaN$36381.05 +2.6%-$36381.04
2007$0.00NaN$35220.68 +3.3%-$35220.67
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2016
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Northwest $26.78 20
South Central $21.82 40
Southwest $18.51 20
North Central $17.68 190
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central $17.68 190
South Central $21.82 40
Southwest $18.51 20
Northwest $26.78 20
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