Research Environmental Scientist

Research Environmental Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$51,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$133,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Battelle
Highest Paying City
Berkeley, CA
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
1.8 years
How much does a research environmental scientist make?
Research Environmental Scientists in America make an average salary of $83,350 per year or $40.07 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $134,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $51,000. Some of the states with the best Research Environmental Scientist salaries are Rhode Island, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Alaska, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Research Environmental Scientist is 1.8 years.

Average Research Environmental Scientist Salary By Location

Research Environmental Scientists in the United States of America make on average $83,350 a year or $40.07 per hour. Berkeley, CA reports the highest annual salary for Research Environmental Scientists at 113,982. The Berkeley, CA average entry-level salary for Research Environmental Scientists is $67,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Research Environmental Scientist salaries are Rhode Island, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Alaska, and Connecticut. Idaho, Nebraska, Florida, West Virginia, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Berkeley, CA
$113,982
2
New Haven, CT
$104,899
3
Albany, NY
$102,361
4
San Antonio, TX
$99,224
5
Fort Collins, CO
$96,808

Average Research Environmental Scientist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Research Environmental Scientist makes. Battelle and Research Triangle Institute are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of Dayton report highly competitive salaries for Research Environmental Scientists.

Recently Added Research Environmental Scientist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
11/05/2019
$60,000
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Research Environmental Scientist
10/25/2019
$60,000