Average Senior Environmental Scientist Salary

$84,326
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$64k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$109k

The average salary for a Senior Environmental Scientist is $84,326

Base Salary
$64k - $109k
Bonus
$582 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$10 - $9k
Total Pay
$62k - $112k
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What Do Senior Environmental Scientists Do?

Senior Environmental Scientist Tasks
  • Lead environmental planning projects, establishing and managing schedules, goals, and budgets.
  • Act as a resource for project staff and environmental scientists, providing scientific and technical guidance.
  • Prepare technical evaluations and validate analytical data retrieved from field work, conducting corrective actions.
  • Lead, conduct, and determine methods for site investigations and assessments, data collection, and environmental sampling.
  • Prepare reports, charts, graphs, and presentations that interpret data samples and recommend actions.
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FAQs About Senior Environmental Scientists

What is the highest pay for Senior Environmental Scientists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Environmental Scientist is $109k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Environmental Scientists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Environmental Scientist is $64k / year

How can Senior Environmental Scientists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Environmental Scientist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Environmental Scientist that oversees more junior Senior Environmental Scientists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.