Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists is $84K annually and can range from $55K on the lower end to $121K per year near the higher end. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the greater part have vision insurance, as well. More than half of Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists (65 percent) survey respondents are men. Most Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,908 - $114,031
MEDIAN: $84,142

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$54,954 - $120,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist

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

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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.

Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $80K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $79K. On average, Senior Environmental Compliance Specialists make $83K following one to two decades on the job. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $108K.

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What is it like working as a Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist?

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


35 %
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%