The average Entry-Level Environmental Consultant earns approximately $46K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Environmental Consultants runs from $34K to $67K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. For the most part, Entry-Level Environmental Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Environmental Consultants (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,862 - $65,616
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,328
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$14.67 - $26.82
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$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,862 - $65,616  
   
Bonus
$95.94 - $4,534  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $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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$33,571 - $66,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 364
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $38.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$95.94 - $4,534  
   
Commission
$6,250  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $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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$33,571 - $66,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,983

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For Entry-Level Environmental Consultants, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 33 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Environmental Consultants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+25 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Portland (+12 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is St. Paul. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Seattle and 14 percent less in Sacramento, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Environmental Consultant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 5%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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