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Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (19-2041) in Hartford Labor Market Area
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Hartford LMA (1Q 2023)
All Industry
Estimated employment520
Mean wage$44.16
Entry wage$26.75
10th percentile wage$25.79
50th percentile wage$38.90
90th percentile wage$70.23
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services29056.3%
Public Administration17033.7%
Educational Services204.3%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration170$42.09
Educational Services20$40.56
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services290$37.09
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (19-2041)
Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or public health. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. Excludes Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (19-1023), Conservation Scientists (19-1031), Forest and Conservation Technicians (19-4071), Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (19-5011), Fish and Game Wardens (33-3031), and Forest and Conservation Workers (45-4011).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational GroupDifference
Current  $38.90 $40.25 -$1.34
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $38.90 $26.35 $12.55
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 2023
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Norwich-New London $45.67  40  
Bridgeport-Stamford $41.13  90  
New Haven $39.86  100  
Hartford $38.90  520  
Danbury $29.68  20  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $38.90  520  
New Haven $39.86  100  
Bridgeport-Stamford $41.13  90  
Norwich-New London $45.67  40  
Danbury $29.68  20  
Wages in other areas
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