An Environmental Planner earns an average salary of AU$70,932 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$50,529 - AU$99,613
AU$51K
AU$71K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$70,558
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$99K
Salary AU$50,529 - AU$99,613
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,933
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AU$51,439 - AU$98,018
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Environmental Planner

Environmental planners help provide data and make decisions related to environmental issues for their organization. Their responsibilities include providing support, guidance, and review for the various projects under their supervision. They develop and maintain quality control methods, including the creation of detailed reports and collection of data. Project management responsibilities are sometimes included as well, ranging from budget tracking to building schedules. Environmental planners coordinate with various agencies, engineers, designers, and other related workers in the field. Some positions may also require employees to make presentations on behalf of the organization as well. Environmental planners must stay up to date on relevant environmental regulations, standards, and best practices. The majority of the environmental planners' work takes place in an office environment, although travel to work sites is occasionally required.

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Environmental Planner Tasks

  • Write environmental assessments and conduct studies to determine impacts and constraints.
  • Evaluate project plans to identify obstacles and opportunities.
  • Explain and enforce legal and environmental regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate mitigation plans and remediation.

Environmental Planner Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$71,052

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Key Stats for Environmental Planner

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Environmental Planner Salaries

▲15%

National Average
AU$71,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 86%