The average salary for an Environmental Manager in Canada is C$80,051.
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Job Description for Environmental Manager
As companies seek to address environmental concerns related to their business operations, environmental managers are increasingly important, particularly in large corporations. Environmental managers are tasked with oversight of companies’ overall environmental friendliness. These managers seek to increase “green” practices by developing business initiatives that increase environmental friendliness, then putting them in place and monitoring success. Environmental managers work in many sectors an…Read more
Environmental Manager Tasks
- Create safety policies and standards that meet or exceed required guidelines.
- Participate in water, air, ergonomic, solid waste, and hazardous materials handling processes, permits, and evaluations.
- Oversee health and safety aspects of acquisitions, mergers, new product lines, and remediation.
- Audit and work with departments to improve safety both routinely and directly following accidents, spills, or other hazards.
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Popular Skills for Environmental Manager
Risk Management / Risk Control
Skills in Environmental Compliance, Project Management and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Environmental Consulting and Risk Management / Risk Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Manager
An early career Environmental Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$55,107 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72,379 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Environmental Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$97,887 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$110,008.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Environmental Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 49.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (26.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (17.6% less), Brossard, Québec (13.2% less) and Toronto, Ontario (4.1% less).
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