Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Environmental Protection Specialist is $68,886
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Protection Specialists?
An entry-level Environmental Protection Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,595 based on 6 salaries. An early career Environmental Protection Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Environmental Protection Specialists Do?
Environmental protection specialists help organizations and businesses comply with environmental standards by carrying out evaluations to ensure that federal, state, and local laws are met. These specialists may work for companies, government entities, or agencies which help companies and organizations maintain environmental compliance.
The work of environmental protection specialists generally involves carrying out objective tests and using problem-solving skills to bring organizations and …Read more
- Collect, analyze, and report environmental data, communicating environmental impact and prevention methods internally and externally.
- Prepare, process, and review environmental permits and licenses.
- Advise and train personnel on environmental standards and procedures.
- Respond to complaints and violations of environmental health regulations.
- Make environmental standard and ensure compliance through audits or inspections.