An Environmental Scientist in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $47,170 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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MEDIAN: $47,169
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,658 - $78,670  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$40,551 - $81,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$29.21  
   
Overtime
$21.32  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$40,551 - $81,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Project Management
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$50,000

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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