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Environmental Consultant Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Environmental Consultant is $49,481 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Environmental Consultant Salary (?
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$35,274 - $82,729
(Median)
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49K
64K
83K
MEDIAN: $49,480
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Environmental Consultant Salary (?
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$14.47 - $59.18
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,274 - $82,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,360  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $9,967  
Commission
$5,000 - $90,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,084 - $90,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 711
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.47 - $59.18  
   
Overtime
$18.15 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,360  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $90,000  
Profit Sharing
$582 - $9,967  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,084 - $90,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Job Description for Environmental Consultant

Environmental consultants largely work in a wide range of industries, from the private sector to corporate or government contracts. Their job duties vary largely depending on the industry in which they work. Largely, though, they they work to assess the environmental impact of a given company or process, and will often work in locations where employees are dealing with dangerous materials on a daily basis. Environmental consultants may evaluate the raw products and materials being used and determine if they are safe for individuals of the company to handle; this may include materials such as lead-based paint, corrosive chemicals and asbestos.
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Environmental Consultant Tasks
  • Analyze samples and data, create models and projections.
  • Perform environmental tests, assessments, and data collection.
  • Prepare reports and documentation.
  • Assist determining compliance with state and federal regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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Austin
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San Francisco
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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National Average
$51,000
Chicago
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Denver
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Seattle
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Sacramento
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Environmental Consultant Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Environmental Consultant Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Regulatory Compliance
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Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
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Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$51,000
Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%