$71,404
Avg. Salary
$22.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,957

Bonus

$2,500

Profit Sharing

$15,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sustainability Manager is $22.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Sustainability Manager is $71,404 per year.

$14.29
10%
$22.00
50%
$40.84
90%
MEDIAN $22.00
$48k
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$71k
50%
$108k
90%
MEDIAN $71,404
$47,720 - $107,599
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MEDIAN: $71,404
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$0$114K
Salary $47,720 - $107,599
Bonus $986 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $147 - $10,213
Commission $15,000
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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$46,389 - $114,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 409
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.29 - $40.84
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $986 - $15,101
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $147 - $10,213
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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$46,389 - $114,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Sustainability Manager

Sustainability managers help their companies balance out their impact on the environment, generally by advising management regarding what should be improved to lessen negative impacts. They may also carry out evaluations of departments and operations within the company to determine areas of improvement, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions, providing more effective modes of transportation, managing waste disposal, reducing the company's "carbon footprint," and conserving energy and water. These evaluations must always be conducted in an objective and professional manner.

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Sustainability Manager Tasks
  • Enact and socialize policies on an organization's energy use, resource conservation, and waste management.
  • Evaluate and develop methodologies for sustainability initiatives.
  • Supervise employees on sustainability endeavors.

Sustainability Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sustainability Manager


Survey results suggest that Sustainability Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Lucky workers who know Strategy Development can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 37 percent above average. Strategic Planning and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 16 percent and 37 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Energy Conservation & Efficiency and Oral / Verbal Communication. It is not unusual for someone who knows Program Management to be familiar with Project Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Sustainability Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sustainability Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sustainability Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sustainability Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Sustainability Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 43 salaries. A Sustainability Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

25%

National Average: $72,187

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Sustainability Managers, busy Atlanta offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Sustainability Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+24 percent), Boston (+22 percent), San Francisco (+22 percent), and Los Angeles (+15 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Sustainability Manager's salary, with Portland Sustainability Managers earning salaries that are 25 percent less than the national average.

Sustainability Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Sustainability Manager?

Sustainability Manager in Patuxent River:
"Miracle Worker."
Sustainable management takes the concepts from sustainability and synthesizes them with the concepts of management. Sustainability has three branches: the environment, the needs of present and future generations, and the economy.

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Key Stats for Sustainability Manager

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Sustainability Manager Salaries

▲46%

Late-Career
▲42%

▲5%

National Average
$72,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Sustainability Manager Salaries

Strategy Development
▲38%

Strategic Planning
▲16%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲16%

Sustainability
▲16%



Program Management
▲2%

National Average
$72,000

Environmental Consulting
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 5%