Air Quality Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Air Quality Specialist is $60,668 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Air Dispersion Modeling and Emission Inventory. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$37,286 - $85,898
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$59K
$86K
MEDIAN: $59,029
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$11.48 - $39.15
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$0$87K
Salary $37,286 - $85,898
Bonus $0.00 - $12,000
Profit Sharing $7,500
Commission $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$32,773 - $87,953
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.48 - $39.15
Overtime $27.50
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,000
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $7,500
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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$32,773 - $87,953
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Air Quality Specialist

Businesses in manufacturing and other industrial applications typically create a negative environmental impact. An air quality specialist is a dedicated environmental engineer who helps to monitor and control the air emissions and output of the company he or she works for. An industrial complex that fails to keep its air quality control below mandated limits set by federal and local regulations can face stiff financial penalties. A complex can even risk suspension of work output until it comes into compliance. The air quality specialist's job is to prevent these incredibly costly occurrences from happening.

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Air Quality Specialist Tasks

  • Provide air quality expertise for all offices and divisions of the company.
  • Prepare federal, state, and local air permit applications as required.
  • Conduct environmental studies to address air quality at various company facilities.
  • Provide expert review of air quality reports and suggest corrective action to take in response.

Air Quality Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Air Quality Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Air Quality Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Air Quality Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Air Quality Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Air Quality Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 9 salaries. An Air Quality Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Air Quality Specialist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Air Quality Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Air Quality Specialist Salaries

Air Dispersion Modeling
▲44%

Emission Inventory
▲38%

National Average
$57,000

Environmental Compliance
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%