Senior Environmental Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Senior Environmental Scientist is $81,639 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$59,977 - $101,858
$60K
$80K
$100K
MEDIAN: $80,314
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$25.45 - $43.40
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MEDIAN: $36.60
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$0$105K
Salary $59,977 - $101,858
Bonus $500 - $10,279
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$60,491 - $105,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $25.45 - $43.40
Overtime $-0.50 - $44.49
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $500 - $10,279
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$60,491 - $105,744
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Senior Environmental Scientist

  • 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.

Senior Environmental Scientist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Environmental Scientist

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Environmental Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Environmental Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Environmental Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Environmental Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Senior Environmental Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 69 salaries. A Senior Environmental Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 49 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
38%

Experience Affects Senior Environmental Scientist Salaries

▲11%

Entry-Level
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Environmental Scientist Salaries

Environmental Consulting
▲1%


National Average
$80,000


Environmental Compliance
▼9%

Regulatory Compliance
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 9%