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Senior Environmental Consultant Salary

Senior Environmental Consultants in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $77K per year, but may range from $56K to $118K per year. In the world of Senior Environmental Consultants, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $18K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $56K and $118K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Senior Environmental Consultants (59 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$54,212 - $111,306
(Median)
$54K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,149
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90%

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$24.74 - $109.26
(Median)
$25
$39
$110
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,212 - $111,306  
   
Bonus
$550 - $12,254  
Profit Sharing
$30.52 - $17,687  
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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$55,825 - $118,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 297
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.74 - $109.26  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $64.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$550 - $12,254  
   
Profit Sharing
$30.52 - $17,687  
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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$55,825 - $118,277  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Senior Environmental Consultant

Senior environmental consultants are responsible for all aspects of site-specific compliance with environmental laws, rules, and regulations from state and federal agencies. These consultants provide assistance to subcontractors and other outside clients and are responsible for maintaining and developing their organization’s relationships with these clients to ensure future consulting work. They provide oversight on projects for clients, ensuring that all activities meet the specific compliance requirements dictated by law; they also examine construction proposals submitted by clients for regulatory issues and make recommendations regarding changes prior to the start of construction. Senior environmental consultants also establish an environmental compliance budget and schedule for their client’s project. Once ground is broken, senior environmental consultants make site visits the maintain oversight and ensure their initial compliance plans are being implemented.

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Senior Environmental Consultant Tasks

  • Liaise with clients, senior management, and engineers to guide appropriate actions.
  • Create bids and proposals to execute recommendations and meet regulations.
  • Write reports and document change in environmental and site variables.
  • Conduct environmental impact assessments and audits, documenting recommendations.
  • Collect data, calculate algorithms, and build models for predicting environmental situations.

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Popular Skills for Senior Environmental Consultant


Senior Environmental Consultants seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Technical Analysis, Technical Writing, Regulatory Compliance, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 7 percent. Those familiar with Environmental Consulting also tend to know Environmental Compliance and Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Environmental Consultant

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Senior Environmental Consultants. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $59K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $77K. On average, Senior Environmental Consultants make $82K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $92K.

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Experience Affects Senior Environmental Consultant Salaries



National Average
$80,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Skills That Affect Senior Environmental Consultant Salaries


Technical Analysis
up arrow 7%



Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 3%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%