The highest average salaries go to Attorneys, who bring in close to about $131K, though Geologists are not far behind at around $115K along with Environmental Scientists ($108K) and Environmental Protection Specialists (approximately $98K). On the lower end are Environmental Project Managers at $78K.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $65K. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $88K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make around $116K per year.
Median pay is highest in Ann Arbor (approximately $131K annually), followed by Chicago (about $107K), Durham ($103K), and Dallas ($100K). High paychecks are not found in Seattle; in fact, at around $85K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of North Carolina pays U.S. Environmental Protection Agency the most — $123K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $139K. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $113K annually. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $96K on average.
Employees who count Program Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $130K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Environmental Compliance; one in four deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Environmental Consulting, Project Management, and Research Analysis as well.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only two-fifths of workers. To plan for old age, a majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and one-half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as flexible hours, a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, and a company cell phone.