The average wage for an Entry-Level Environmental Technician is C$20.03 per hour.

C$34,868 - C$59,267
C$35K
C$44K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$43,982
10%
50%
90%
C$15.31 - C$24.81
C$15
C$20
C$25
MEDIAN: C$19.98
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$34,868 - C$59,267
Bonus C$497 - C$4,953
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$32,488 - C$58,063
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$15.31 - C$24.81
Overtime C$24.73 - C$36.97
Annual Data C$0C$58K
Bonus C$497 - C$4,953
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$32,488 - C$58,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

Job Description for Environmental Technician

Institutions such as government agencies, public works administration agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations study the environment and the effects of proposed or existing man-made infrastructure. The environmental technician goes into the field to examine soil and water samples; he or she may use a variety of instruments to detect air cleanliness as well. Using sensitive laboratory equipment, the environmental technician studies these samples to determine how existing structures are changing the environment, as well as developing forecasts on continued effects. The environmental technician then creates reports for their organization for use developing policies, policy recommendations, and other purposes. If the environmental technician is employed by a for-profit institution, he or she makes recommendations on staying in compliance with environmental regulations and laws.

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Environmental Technician Tasks

  • Inspect operational behavior for compliance and irregularities, collecting data, and making recommendations.
  • Communicate and document information about hazards, dangers, and air/site quality.
  • Inspect equipment and tools for appropriate maintenance, cleaning, monitoring, and performance.
  • Oversee construction, manufacturing, or other operations to ensure safe working environment and minimal environmental disruption.

Environmental Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Technician

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
9%

Skills That Affect Environmental Technician Salaries

Environmental Consulting
▲2%

Environmental Compliance
▼0%

National Average
C$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 26%