An Environmental Consultant earns an average salary of R193,208 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

R97,343 - R329,371
R97K
R180K
R330K
MEDIAN: R182,798
10%
50%
90%
R147.87 - R365.28
R250
MEDIAN: R250.00
50%
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Salary R97,343 - R329,371
Bonus R0.00 - R26,500
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R19,392
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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R98,533 - R360,614
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data R0R365
Hourly Rate R250.00
Hourly Tips R4.00
Overtime R115.57
Annual Data R0R360K
Bonus R0.00 - R26,500
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R19,392
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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R98,533 - R360,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Environmental Consultant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Environmental Consultant

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R187,025

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

Environmental Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Consultant?

Environmental Consultant in Pretoria:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: There is an opportunity to learn more.
Cons: The work done is not appreciated.

Environmental Consultant in Cape Town:
"I love the work I do but the environment is quite stressful."
Pros: Research and report writing as well as field work.
Cons: Administrative Duties and doing other peoples work that they don't like e.g filing.

Environmental Consultant in Johannesburg:
Pros: The work I do is flexible, creative. I perform many tasks from research, to training to report writing and consulting.
Cons:

Environmental Consultant in Johannesburg:
"Fantastic."
Pros: Flexible hours and getting to do what I love.
Cons: Extensive travelling with no benefits.

Environmental Consultant in Grahamstown:
"Working as an environmental consultant."
Pros: I enjoy working on many different project types in various fields: renewable energy, mining, agriculture, etc. You're often encountering new plans and schemes in the early development stages. There are great opportunities to travel if your company works in other countries.
Cons: I do not like the "cut and paste" that is common when writing reports. Often the same information is regurgitated from one report to the next, and is not innovative at all, and you can get bored easily. I do not like the ethical dilemma consultants and companies are faced with: we are hired and paid mostly by the mining companies, developers, etc that just want us to rubber-stamp their development. Therefore, we are often expected by our client and employers to ignore our personal reservations about the environmental damage a development might cause and just write our report and move on. Also, developing a reputation as a company that is hostile to development will ensure that no one hires you. So it's impossible, the way the system is set up currently, to not be biased in your client (the developer's favour).

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Key Stats for Environmental Consultant

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Environmental Consultant Salaries

Experienced
▲188%

▲48%

National Average
R187,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Environmental Consultant Salaries


Environmental Compliance
▲15%



Microsoft Excel
▲7%


National Average
R187,000


Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 63%