Average Sustainability Director Salary

$102,392
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$12,028
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for a Sustainability Director is $102,392.
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$63k
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$102k
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$156k
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What Do Sustainability Directors Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Sustainability Directors?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sustainability Directors?

An early career Sustainability Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,282 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Sustainability Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,520 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Sustainability Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,383 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,191.
Employees with Sustainability Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (19.1% more) and New York, New York (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 191 survey responses.
Early Career
12.6%
Mid Career
30.9%
Experienced
45.0%
Late Career
11.5%