Average Environmental Consultant Salary

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The average salary for an Environmental Consultant is $54,644.
MEDIAN $54,644
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$38k - $83k
$200 - $8k
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$409 - $10k
$1k - $7k
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$37k - $87k

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Job Description for Environmental Consultant

Environmental Consultant Tasks
  • Prepare reports and documentation.
  • Assist determining compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze samples and data, create models and projections.
  • Perform environmental tests, assessments, and data collection.
The top respondents for the job title Environmental Consultant are from the companies Environmental Resources Management, Inc., ERM Group, Inc. and Aecom Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Environ International Corporation (EIC) where the average pay is $68,729. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Environmental Resources Management, Inc. and Aecom Corporation, earning around $67,419 and $65,000, respectively. ERM Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $48,289. TRC Companies, Inc. and Weston Solutions, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,000 and $56,500, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Consultant

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, Technical Writing, Environmental Compliance and Environmental Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Consultant

An entry-level Environmental Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,548 based on 291 salaries. An early career Environmental Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,039 based on 592 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,731 based on 263 salaries. An experienced Environmental Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,108 based on 200 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,418.
Employees with Environmental Consultant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (13.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.5% less).

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