Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Environmental Compliance Specialist is $58,458
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Compliance Specialists?
An entry-level Environmental Compliance Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,976 based on 23 salaries. An early career Environmental Compliance Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Environmental Compliance Specialists Do?
An environmental compliance specialist makes sure that companies comply to various environmental issues such as emissions, waste disposal, chemical use, pollution, and reporting and permitting. The specialist may work for a consulting firm or be part of a company that wants to make sure that all branches are complying to environmental standards.
The compliance specialist will perform audits which must be done in an objective manner. When certain departments perform poorly, the compliance …Read more
- Analyze reports, maps, drawings, environmental data, and aerial photographs to ensure environmental compliance.
- Investigate potential violations, document findings, and report discovery of violations to the appropriate government agencies.
- Develop and implement environmental policies to ensure that company remains in compliance with all local and federal laws and regulations.
- Collect soil, water, or waste samples for analysis.