An Environmental Planner earns an average salary of $54,121 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Environmental Planner Total Pay (?
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$40,276 - $77,320
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54K
68K
77K
MEDIAN: $54,121
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Environmental Planner Total Pay (?
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$18.21 - $36.46
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36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,276 - $77,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
Profit Sharing
$339.35 - $9,274  
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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$40,483 - $78,417  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.21 - $36.46  
   
Overtime
$21.24 - $47.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$339.35 - $9,274  
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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$40,483 - $78,417  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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Job Description for Environmental Planner
Environmental planners help provide data and make decisions related to environmental issues for their organization. Their responsibilities include providing support, guidance, and review for the various projects under their supervision. They develop and maintain quality control methods, including the creation of detailed reports and collection of data. Project management responsibilities are sometimes included as well, ranging from budget tracking to building schedules. Environmental planners coordinate with various agencies, engineers, designers, and other related workers in the field. Some positions may also require employees to make presentations on behalf of the organization as well. Environmental planners must stay up to date on relevant environmental regulations, standards, and best practices. The majority of the environmental planners' work takes place in an office environment, although travel to work sites is occasionally required.
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Environmental Planner Tasks
  • Explain and enforce legal and environmental regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate mitigation plans and remediation.
  • Write environmental assessments and conduct studies to determine impacts and constraints.
  • Evaluate project plans to identify obstacles and opportunities.
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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Planner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Environmental Planner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Environmental Planner Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 2%
Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$54,000
Environmental Consulting
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%
Environmental Compliance
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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