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Sustainability Manager Salary

The average pay for a Sustainability Manager is $74,643 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategy Development, Strategic Planning, Data Analysis, and Sustainability.
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$48,207 - $102,738
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$48K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,642
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$15.21 - $38.47
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$38
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,207 - $102,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $11,792  
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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$46,192 - $114,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $38.47  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $11,792  
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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$46,192 - $114,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Sustainability Manager

Sustainability managers help their companies balance out their impact on the environment, generally by advising management regarding what should be improved to lessen negative impacts. They may also carry out evaluations of departments and operations within the company to determine areas of improvement, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, providing more effective modes of transportation, managing waste disposal, reducing the company's "carbon footprint," and conserving energy and water. These evaluations must always be conducted in an objective and professional manner.

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Sustainability Manager Tasks

  • Supervise employees on sustainability endeavors.
  • Evaluate and develop methodologies for sustainability initiatives.
  • Enact and socialize policies on an organization's energy use, resource conservation, and waste management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sustainability Manager

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

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Experience Affects Sustainability Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Sustainability Manager Salaries

Strategy Development
up arrow 29%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 29%

Data Analysis
up arrow 25%

Sustainability
up arrow 18%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 4%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
0%

National Average
$77,000

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Program Management
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 5%
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