Manager Environmental Salary

With just under three-fifths of Manager Environmentals in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $46K to $148K per year and averages out to $81K annually. Most Manager Environmentals are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Manager Environmentals greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$45,709 - $145,334
MEDIAN: $81,068

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$45,709 - $145,334  
$489.36 - $24,730  
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$45,715 - $148,480  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Job Description for Manager Environmental

  • Oversee health and safety aspects of acquisitions, mergers, new product lines, and remediation.
  • Audit and work with departments to improve safety both routinely and directly following accidents, spills, or other hazards.
  • Create safety policies and standards that meet or exceed required guidelines.
  • Participate in water, air, ergonomic, solid waste, and hazardous materials handling processes, permits, and evaluations.

Common Career Paths for Manager Environmental

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At the upper end, Manager Environmentals who move into an Environmental Health & Safety Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Environmental Health & Safety Directors is a much higher $104K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Manager Environmentals report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Environmental Compliance and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager Environmental

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $49K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $68K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Manager Environmentals bring in $93K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $123K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Manager Environmental Salaries

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Skills That Affect Manager Environmental Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits