Environmental Project Manager Salary

Environmental Project Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent roughly three-fifths of Environmental Project Managers. Salaries average out to around $65K annually and spread from $43K to $98K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $14K, respectively — total cash payment to Environmental Project Managers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $98K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Environmental Project Managers (64 percent) survey respondents are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Environmental Project Managers is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,511 - $97,248
(Median)
$42K
$65K
$97K
MEDIAN: $64,981
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$19.49 - $34.71
(Median)
$19
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,511 - $97,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $13,809  
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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$42,837 - $98,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $34.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $13,809  
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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$42,837 - $98,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Environmental Project Manager

Exact duties for environmental project managers vary from job to job, but common tasks include investigating environmental situations, creating risk assessments, coordinating remediation designs, and conducting safety studies. Employees generally work in small teams for each project, and reporting to managers and coordinating with local government workers may also be necessary. Because of this, oral and written communication are highly important to be successful in the role.

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Environmental Project Manager Tasks

  • Often works with teams consisting of environmental scientists, Hydrologists, Geologists, and various Engineers.
  • Work involves understanding the fields of life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and statistics.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of solutions to environmental problems.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Project Manager


Survey takers who work as Environmental Project Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Environmental Consulting, and Environmental Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Environmental Compliance. Those educated in Environmental Consulting tend to be well versed in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Project Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Environmental Project Managers. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $48K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $63K. Environmental Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Environmental Project Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $95K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Environmental Project Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 2%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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