Environmental Project Manager Salary

Environmental Project Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $69K per year, but may range from $45K to $104K per year. In the world of Environmental Project Managers, overall income ranges from $45K near the bottom to $104K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Environmental Project Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,580 - $101,394
$45K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,228
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$19.78 - $50.51
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$0$103K
Salary $44,580 - $101,394
Bonus $450.00 - $8,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,894
Total Pay (?
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$44,901 - $103,956
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $19.78 - $50.51
Overtime $19.57 - $52.35
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $450.00 - $8,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,894
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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$44,901 - $103,956
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Environmental Project Manager


Environmental Project Managers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, Project Management, and Environmental Consulting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Environmental Consulting and Project Management. Those proficient in Environmental Consulting are, more often than not, also skilled in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Project Manager

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Environmental Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 95 salaries. An Environmental Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,711

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Environmental Project Managers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Environmental Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), and Boston (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Albany (25 percent less) and Denver (16 percent less).

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Key Stats for Environmental Project Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Environmental Project Manager Salaries

▲31%

▲6%

National Average
$70,000

▼1%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Environmental Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$70,000



Environmental Consulting
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%
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