Average Environmental Scientist Salary

$52,539
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$76k

The average salary for an Environmental Scientist is $52,539

Base Salary
$40k - $76k
Bonus
$485 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$299 - $5k
Total Pay
$39k - $75k
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What Do Environmental Scientists Do?

Environmental Scientist Tasks
  • Collect, analyze, and report on environmental data, like building materials, atmosphere monitoring and soil or water samples.
  • Create visualizations and guidance materials for multiple audiences.
  • Compare results and methods to federal and local regulations and guidelines, reporting on the gaps and achievements.
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Job Satisfaction for Environmental Scientist

3.7 out of 5
(561)
Highly Satisfied
42Reviews
Based on 561 responses, the job of Environmental Scientist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.69 out of 5. On average, Environmental Scientists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
51.4%
Female
47.9%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 1,508 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

86%

Dental

74%

Vision

64%

None

13%