£26,743
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£814

Profit Sharing

£980

The average salary for an Environmental Scientist is £25,325 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

£18,205 - £39,798
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£27K
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MEDIAN: £26,743
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Salary £18,205 - £39,798
Bonus £194 - £6,183
Profit Sharing £980
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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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£18,051 - £40,287
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

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.

Common Career Paths for Environmental Scientist


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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲137%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
₤27,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 56%