The average salary for an Environmental Scientist in San Diego, California is $55,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Environmental Compliance, Technical Writing, and Project Management.

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MEDIAN: $55,000
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$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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$34,355 - $101,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$20.00  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
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$1,000  
   
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$1,400  
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$34,355 - $101,137  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
044
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 13%

Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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