Entry-Level Environmental Consultant Salary

Entry-Level Environmental Consultants take home approximately $49K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level Environmental Consultants, overall income ranges from $36K near the bottom to $68K at the top; this can include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Environmental Consultants is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,399 - $68,709
$36K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,511
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50%
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$14.63 - $26.60
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$27
MEDIAN: $19.87
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$0$68K
Salary $36,399 - $68,709
Bonus $98.99 - $4,067
Profit Sharing $275.00 - $43,500
Commission $6,250
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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$35,958 - $68,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 361
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $14.63 - $26.60
Overtime $21.77 - $36.54
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $98.99 - $4,067
Commission $6,250
Profit Sharing $275.00 - $43,500
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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$35,958 - $68,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,403

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Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Entry-Level Environmental Consultants in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Environmental Consultants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+20 percent), Boston (+11 percent), Portland (+8 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Entry-Level Environmental Consultants' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Entry-Level Environmental Consultants in St. Paul bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Seattle and Sacramento (18 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Environmental Consultant

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Environmental Consultant Salaries

Project Management
▲3%


Regulatory Compliance
▲1%


Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Technical Writing
▼1%


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Client Interaction
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 16%
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