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Average Sustainability Manager Salary

$72,852
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,255
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Sustainability Manager is $72,852.
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$49k
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$73k
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$113k
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What Do Sustainability Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Sustainability Manager

4.1 out of 5
(55)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sustainability Manager

The top respondents for the job title Sustainability Manager are from the companies Eastern Kentucky University, SBM Site Services L.L.C. and The Field Museum. Reported salaries are highest at The Field Museum where the average pay is $61,496. Eastern Kentucky University pays the lowest at around $47,457.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Sustainability Managers?

Skills in Strategic Planning, Data Analysis and Environmental Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Program Management and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sustainability Managers?

An entry-level Sustainability Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,235 based on 5 salaries. An early career Sustainability Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,093 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Sustainability Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,544 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Sustainability Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,780 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,775.
Employees with Sustainability Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.1% less) and Seattle, Washington (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 402 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
40.0%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
5.7%