Environmental Specialist in Denver, Colorado Salary

How much does an Environmental Specialist make in Denver, CO? In Denver, an Environmental Specialist earns an average of $62,602 per year. This is 13% higher than the national average for an Environmental Specialist which is $54,542 annually. Salaries for an Environmental Specialist in Denver range from $44,019 annually to $86,553 per year. Total Annual Compensation, which includes salary, bonus, profit sharing, and overtime for an Environmental Specialist in Denver ranges from $41,870 to $88,143 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 4 out of 5 stars. In Denver, women make up the majority of the workforce (75 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$44,019 - $86,553
$44K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $62,602
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$17.49 - $32.00
$20
MEDIAN: $20.42
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$0$88K
Salary $44,019 - $86,553
Bonus $983 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $1,510 - $7,749
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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$41,870 - $88,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $20.42
Overtime $25.68
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $983 - $10,000
Profit Sharing $1,510 - $7,749
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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$41,870 - $88,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Environmental Specialist

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. The environmental specialist must pay attention to detail and be well organized, as they are in charge of keeping inspection logs and submitting summaries of their inspection logs; these skills are also important for keeping accurate inventory records for hazardous materials and chemicals.

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Environmental Specialist Tasks

  • 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.

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 Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Skills That Affect Environmental Specialist Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲38%

Project Management
▲38%

Environmental Compliance
▲33%

Technical Writing
▲5%

National Average
$60,000

Environmental Consulting
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 10%