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Environmental Project Manager Salary

Environmental Project Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about three in five of Environmental Project Managers. Salaries average out to around $66K per year and spread from $43K to $98K per year. In the world of Environmental Project Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $43K and $98K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $14K, respectively. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Project Managers. There are more male Environmental Project Managers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 65 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$41,260 - $96,922
(Median)
$41K
$66K
$97K
MEDIAN: $65,661
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50%
90%

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$19.57 - $34.63
(Median)
$20
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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50%
90%

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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
$41,260 - $96,922  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,400  
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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$42,684 - $97,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $34.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $49.32  
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 - $7,400  
   
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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$42,684 - $97,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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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Professional skills reported by Environmental Project Managers are few in number. Project Management and Environmental Consulting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Environmental Consulting. Environmental Consulting and Project Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Project Manager

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


Environmental Project Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $47K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $63K on average. Environmental Project Managers bring in $69K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $95K on average.

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Experience Affects Environmental Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Environmental Project Manager Salaries

Project Management
0%

National Average
$66,000

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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