An Environmental Planner earns an average salary of $52,847 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,270 - $77,723
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$39K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $52,847
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$18.00 - $36.00
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$18
$24
$36
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,270 - $77,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
Profit Sharing
$1,425  
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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$39,297 - $77,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.00 - $36.00  
   
Overtime
$25.34 - $40.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,425  
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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$39,297 - $77,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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

National Average: $52,407

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Experience Affects Environmental Planner Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Planner Salaries



Environmental Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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