$80,402
Avg. Salary
$21.35
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,732

Bonus

$3,300

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Environmental Manager is $21.35 per hour.

The average pay for an Environmental Manager is $80,402 per year.

$13.74
10%
$21.35
50%
$45.54
90%
MEDIAN $21.35
$49k
10%
$80k
50%
$124k
90%
MEDIAN $80,402
$49,328 - $123,617
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MEDIAN: $80,402
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$0$130K
Salary $49,328 - $123,617
Bonus $344 - $19,785
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,544
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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$47,077 - $130,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 834
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $13.74 - $45.54
Overtime $21.53 - $64.34
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $344 - $19,785
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,544
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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$47,077 - $130,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

Job Description for Environmental Manager

As companies seek to address environmental concerns related to their business operations, environmental managers are increasingly important, particularly in large corporations. Environmental managers are tasked with oversight of companies’ overall environmental friendliness. These managers seek to increase “green” practices by developing business initiatives that increase environmental friendliness, then putting them in place and monitoring success. Environmental managers work in many sectors and fields. For example, environmental managers in manufacturing might work to reduce carbon emissions and improve the health of the land around a factory. Environmental managers in new home or commercial construction might seek to incorporate sustainably sourced materials and eco-friendly building practices.

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Environmental Manager Tasks
  • Create safety policies and standards that meet or exceed required guidelines.
  • Participate in water, air, ergonomic, solid waste, and hazardous materials handling processes, permits, and evaluations.
  • Oversee health and safety aspects of acquisitions, mergers, new product lines, and remediation.
  • Audit and work with departments to improve safety both routinely and directly following accidents, spills, or other hazards.

Environmental Manager Pay By Employer

$0$92K

$40,300

$83,189

Common Career Paths for Environmental Manager


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Environmental Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Median pay for Environmental Health & Safety Managers is $75K.

Environmental Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Environmental Manager


Environmental Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Environmental Consulting command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 71 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like People Management and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Environmental Compliance indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Manager

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Environmental Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 194 salaries. An Environmental Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 137 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

42%

33%

13%

7%

National Average: $81,331

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Environmental Managers, 39 percent higher than the national average. Environmental Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+31 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), Raleigh (+6 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 49 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Tampa and Salt Lake City (26 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

Environmental Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Manager?

Environmental Manager in Portland:
"Oregon's Willamette Valley has a lot to offer for families."
Pros: Oregon's Willamette Valley has a lot to offer for families. Outside of Portland the pace of living is excellent.
Cons: Congestion. Politics.

Environmental Manager in Roseville:
"The amount of work I would be doing for others."
When working with teams across the country, you must be very hands on and be prepared to train and teach on a host of issues. From how to effectively minimize risk for the company to how to accomplish this through education and assessments.

Environmental Manager in Valparaiso:
"Relish discipline diversity."
Trust no one, the truth is out there.

Environmental Manager in Hot Springs:
"What I know now."
Strive to succeed.

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Key Stats for Environmental Manager

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Environmental Manager Salaries

▲27%

▲15%

National Average
$81,000

▼8%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Environmental Manager Salaries

Environmental Consulting
▲74%




National Average
$81,000


People Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%