The majority of Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists in the United States — just under two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $54K to $120K per year, and the median is $85K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Male Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,417 - $112,061
MEDIAN: $84,888

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$53,417 - $112,061  
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$54,092 - $120,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Job Description for Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist

  • Ensures company compliance with all local, state, and federal environmental policies and regulations.
  • Establish and implement compliance training programs and routines.
  • Prepare and manage required compliance reports through a standardized software package.
  • Manage and maintain the compliance assessment and reporting plans.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist

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

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $74K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $86K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $94K in this role. Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $99K.

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Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist in Denver:
"Working for Pioneer."
Pros: Great culture and work flexibility. Many different challenging things to work on.
Cons: Relocation.

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Experience Affects Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 2%