Average Sustainability Director Salary

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The average salary for a Sustainability Director is $102,366.
MEDIAN $102,366
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$66k - $155k
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$103 - $39k
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$61k - $175k

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Job Description for Sustainability Director

Sustainability Director Tasks
  • Design and implement strategies which help a company reduce resource use, energy use, pollution, and waste.
  • Develop systems to monitor a company's sustainability, and determine if goals are met.
  • Create reports on company sustainability to present to the media, government, public, and other interest groups.

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Popular Skills for Sustainability Director

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Planning, Innovation and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sustainability Director

An early career Sustainability Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,273 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Sustainability Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,642 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Sustainability Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,411 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,350.
Employees with Sustainability Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 16.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (13.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.3% less).

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