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Average Environmental Consultant Salary

$55,966
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,967
Bonus
$2,400
Commission
$2,500
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The average salary for an Environmental Consultant is $55,966.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$87k
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$39k - $87k
Bonus
$483 - $8k
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$509 - $10k
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$0 - $2k
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$38k - $91k
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What Do Environmental Consultants Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Environmental Consultant

3.9 out of 5
(182)
Highly Satisfied
33Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Environmental Consultant are from the companies ERM Group, Inc., The Cadmus Group, Inc. and Weston Solutions, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Environ International Corporation (EIC) where the average pay is $70,407. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Environmental Resources Management, Inc. and Aecom Corporation, earning around $68,330 and $65,496, respectively. ERM Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $50,806. Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Weston Solutions, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,000 and $60,750, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Environmental Consultants?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Consultants?

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 $46,156 based on 145 salaries. An early career Environmental Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,301 based on 515 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,493 based on 207 salaries. An experienced Environmental Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,037 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,500.
Employees with Environmental Consultant in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,112 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.0%
Early Career
46.3%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
14.9%
Late Career
7.1%

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