Environmental Scientist in Denver, Colorado Salary

An Environmental Scientist in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $50,394 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$42,692 - $86,740
$43K
$53K
$87K
MEDIAN: $52,555
10%
50%
90%

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$24.16 - $29.37
$25
MEDIAN: $25.40
50%

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$0$86K
Salary $42,692 - $86,740
Bonus $1,500
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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$43,328 - $86,818
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 29 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $25.40
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $1,500
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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$43,328 - $86,818
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 29 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Environmental Scientist

An environmental scientist is a scientist who is usually employed by a government department or consulting firm to a conduct research on environmental issues. They seek to develop, implement, and enforce state, local, or federal regulations designed to preserve and protect the environment. Environmental scientists seek to identify harmful pollutants or hazards to the environment or potential threats to the human, plant, or animal population.

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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.

About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

Environmental Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

▲11%

National Average
$53,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Technical Writing
▲6%

National Average
$53,000

Environmental Compliance
▼1%


Data Analysis
▼2%

Project Management
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Regulatory Compliance
▼14%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 5%