An Entry-Level Environmental Scientist earns an average salary of C$50,358 per year.

C$40,563 - C$65,496
C$41K
C$51K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$50,693
10%
50%
90%
C$18.98 - C$29.40
C$19
C$24
C$29
MEDIAN: C$23.94
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$40,563 - C$65,496
Bonus C$198 - C$5,163
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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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C$40,571 - C$66,794
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 321
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$18.98 - C$29.40
Overtime C$24.16 - C$48.17
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$198 - C$5,163
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,068
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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C$40,571 - C$66,794
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

Job Description for Environmental Scientist

An environmental scientist is a scientist who is usually employed by a government department or consulting firm to a conduct research on environmental issues. They seek to develop, implement, and enforce state, local, or federal regulations designed to preserve and protect the environment. Environmental scientists seek to identify harmful pollutants or hazards to the environment or potential threats to the human, plant, or animal population.

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Environmental Scientist Tasks

  • Collect, analyze, and report on environmental data, like building materials, atmosphere monitoring and soil or water samples.
  • Create visualizations and guidance materials for multiple audiences.
  • Compare results and methods to federal and local regulations and guidelines, reporting on the gaps and achievements.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,410

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲3%



Microsoft Word
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲2%

Project
▲2%


Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
C$51,000

Project Coordinating
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%