Environmental scientists and specialists, including health

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2019 Workforce
38.4k
Average Age
40
Estimated Job Growth
11.1%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$73,880
Average Male Salary
$77,262
Average Female Salary
$69,782

About

Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are most often employed by the Administration of environmental quality & housing programs industry. The average yearly wage for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health was $73,880 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Environmental scientists and specialists, including health by wage are Athletes and sports competitors, Physical therapists, and Insurance sales agents.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are North Central New Mexico PUMA, NM and Salisbury City PUMA, MD. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are North Central New Mexico PUMA, NM and Salisbury City PUMA, MD.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Environmental scientists and specialists, including health and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs is the industry that employs the most Environmental scientists and specialists, including health, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health, by average wage, is Construction. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are paid most in North Central New Mexico PUMA, NM but are relatively concentrated in North Central New Mexico PUMA, NM.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$73,880
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,480

In 2019, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health earned an average of $73,880, $18,356 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Physical therapists make somewhat more than Environmental scientists and specialists, including health while Athletes and sports competitors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Environmental scientists and specialists, including health as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.278
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.278, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Environmental scientists and specialists, including health, by number of employees, are Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Management, scientific & technical consulting services.

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Industries by Share

38.4k
2019 Workforce
± 4,809
21.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15.3%

The number of people employed as Environmental scientists and specialists, including health has been growing at a rate of 21.9%, from 31,472 people in 2018 to 38,375 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health employed by various industries. Administration of environmental quality & housing programs employs the largest share of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health at  23.9%, followed by Architectural, engineering & related services with 20.2% and Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 15.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in the US. The average age of male Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in the workforce is 42.4 and of female Environmental scientists and specialists, including health is 37.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

21k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,559
17.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,234

54.8% of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

86.5% of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.63% of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health.

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Age by Gender

42.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.06
37.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.07

The median age of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health is 40, and Male employees are generally 5.3 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health is Natural Resources & Conservation but a relatively high number of Environmental scientists and specialists, including health hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Environmental scientists and specialists, including health are expected to see a growth of 11.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

11.1%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Environmental scientists and specialists, including health. This profession is expected to grow faster than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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