Environmental Project Manager Salary

With a little more than half of Environmental Project Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Environmental Project Managers is $69K per year and can range from $45K on the lower end to $104K per year near the higher end. In the world of Environmental Project Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $45K and $104K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $5K, respectively. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Environmental Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Environmental Project Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$0$102K
Salary $46,707 - $101,172
Bonus $436.31 - $6,032
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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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$46,218 - $102,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $19.65 - $50.00
Overtime $19.49 - $52.71
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $436.31 - $6,032
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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$46,218 - $102,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Environmental Project Manager

Exact duties for environmental project managers vary from job to job, but common tasks include investigating environmental situations, creating risk assessments, coordinating remediation designs, and conducting safety studies. Employees generally work in small teams for each project, and reporting to managers and coordinating with local government workers may also be necessary. Because of this, oral and written communication are highly important to be successful in the role.

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Environmental Project Manager Tasks

  • Oversee the development and implementation of solutions to environmental problems.
  • Work involves understanding the fields of life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and statistics.
  • Often works with teams consisting of environmental scientists, Hydrologists, Geologists, and various Engineers.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Project Manager


Professional skills reported by Environmental Project Managers are few in number. Those who have experience with Environmental Compliance, Project Management, and Environmental Consulting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Environmental Consulting, Project Management, and Environmental Compliance. Those proficient in Environmental Consulting are, more often than not, also skilled in Environmental Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Project Manager

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Project Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Project Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Project Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Environmental Project Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 95 salaries. An Environmental Project Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,140

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

Home to some of the best pay for Environmental Project Managers, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 37 percent above the national average. Environmental Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), San Diego (+7 percent), and Boston (+2 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 26 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Albany and Denver (25 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Environmental Project Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Environmental Project Manager Salaries

▲30%

▲6%

National Average
$70,000

▼2%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Environmental Project Manager Salaries

National Average
$70,000



Environmental Consulting
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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