The average salary for an Environmental Scientist in Sacramento, California is $52,433 per year. A skill in Regulatory Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$36,474 - $69,043
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$36K
$52K
$69K
MEDIAN: $52,433
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$1,250  
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$37,636 - $72,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 33%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$53,000

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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