Sustainability Director Salary

Median pay for Sustainability Directors in the United States is around $98K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women Sustainability Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$55,635 - $143,958

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Salary
$55,635 - $143,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,317  
Profit Sharing
$1,503 - $6,600  
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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$55,897 - $158,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Sustainability Director

A sustainability director creates vision for the company as to how it can be more environmentally friendly. The director will then come up with programs that can be implemented in order to achieve a greener image. This may involve creating greener manufacturing processes, implementing energy saving processes, and creating buildings that are more environmentally sustainable. Often, the sustainability director will be given a budget, so it is essential to be able to come up with a cost-efficient plan.

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Sustainability Director Tasks

  • Develop systems to monitor a company’s sustainability, and determine if goals are met.
  • Create reports on company sustainability to present to the media, government, public, and other interest groups.
  • Design and implement strategies which help a company reduce resource use, energy use, pollution, and waste.

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Sustainability Directors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Energy Conservation & Efficiency and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Project Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

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Experience Affects Sustainability Director Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$103,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Sustainability Director Salaries

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
up arrow 18%

National Average
$103,000

Project Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 4%
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