The average pay for an Environmental Scientist in Calgary, Alberta is C$63,522 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$49,845 - C$120,872
C$50K
C$67K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$67,316
10%
50%
90%
C$21.33 - C$47.71
C$21
C$28
C$48
MEDIAN: C$27.85
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$49,845 - C$120,872
Bonus C$1,000 - C$8,139
Profit Sharing C$2.50
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$47,506 - C$114,348
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data C$0C$55
Hourly Rate C$21.33 - C$47.71
Overtime C$30.08 - C$55.67
Annual Data C$0C$114K
Bonus C$1,000 - C$8,139
Profit Sharing C$2.50
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$47,506 - C$114,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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.

Environmental Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲35%

▲18%

National Average
C$67,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries



National Average
C$67,000

Technical Writing
▼5%

Environmental Compliance
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Project
▼8%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%