Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Environmental Specialist is $55,144
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Specialists?
An entry-level Environmental Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,034 based on 91 salaries. An early career Environmental Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,740 based on 489 …Read more
What Do Environmental Specialists Do?
An environmental specialist is in charge of enforcing and regulating the containment and disposal of hazardous materials.They help ensure that federal, state, and local regulations are followed, as well as perform environmental studies to determine the effects of pollution on the local environment. If a violation occurs, the environmental specialist must perform follow-up interviews and studies to ensure that the offending party corrects the situation and assess the effects on the environment. …Read more
- Design, develop, and execute the environmental management system.
- Monitor waste storage programs across all sites and ensure waste streams are managed in compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.
- Conduct chemical inventories, audits, and inspections of facilities.
- Coordinate with a team of environmental specialists to support the overall facility compliance process.