The average salary for an Environmental Specialist in Canada is C$69,498.
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Job Description for Environmental Specialist
An environmental specialist is in charge of enforcing and regulating the containment and disposal of hazardous materials.They help ensure that federal, state, and local regulations are followed, as well as perform environmental studies to determine the effects of pollution on the local environment. If a violation occurs, the environmental specialist must perform follow-up interviews and studies to ensure that the offending party corrects the situation and assess the effects on the environment. T…Read more
Environmental Specialist Tasks
- Design, develop, and execute the environmental management system.
- Monitor waste storage programs across all sites and ensure waste streams are managed in compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.
- Conduct chemical inventories, audits, and inspections of facilities.
- Coordinate with a team of environmental specialists to support the overall facility compliance process.
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Popular Skills for Environmental Specialist
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 Technical Writing.
Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Specialist
An early career Environmental Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$59,516 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,099 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Environmental Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$94,000 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$95,000.
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Employees with Environmental Specialist in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (30.4% more) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort McMurray, Alberta (31.7% less), Toronto, Ontario (10.1% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (5.5% less).
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