Entry-Level Environmental Consultant Salary

The average Entry-Level Environmental Consultant earns approximately $49K annually. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Environmental Consultants — including $4K in bonuses and $12K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $68K depending on individual performance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Environmental Consultants (52 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,157 - $68,157
$36K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,596
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$14.78 - $27.66
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MEDIAN: $20.16
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$0$68K
Salary $36,157 - $68,157
Bonus $97.35 - $4,340
Profit Sharing $339.35 - $11,960
Commission $6,250
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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$36,057 - $68,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 351
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.78 - $27.66
Overtime $21.01 - $37.05
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $97.35 - $4,340
Commission $6,250
Profit Sharing $339.35 - $11,960
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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$36,057 - $68,477
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,862

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Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Entry-Level Environmental Consultants in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Environmental Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+11 percent), Portland (+8 percent), and New York (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Environmental Consultants is geography, with workers in St. Paul earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 18 percent less in Seattle and 17 percent less in Sacramento, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Environmental Consultant

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Environmental Consultant Salaries

Project Management
▲4%


Regulatory Compliance
▲2%


Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Technical Writing
▼0%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
$49,000


Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

Client Interaction
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%
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