The average pay for a Mid-Career Environmental Scientist is C$62,540 per year. A skill in Windows Operating System General Use is associated with high pay for this job.

C$51,709 - C$82,607
C$52K
C$64K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$64,180
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50%
90%
C$21.96 - C$38.21
C$22
C$29
C$38
MEDIAN: C$28.64
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50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$51,709 - C$82,607
Bonus C$388 - C$7,213
Profit Sharing C$1,028
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$51,736 - C$85,058
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 175
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$21.96 - C$38.21
Overtime C$14.25 - C$53.44
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$388 - C$7,213
Profit Sharing C$1,028
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$51,736 - C$85,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,740

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲2%


National Average
C$65,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Environmental Consulting
▼3%

Environmental Compliance
▼3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼3%

Technical Writing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 5%