Average Environmental Scientist Salary in South Africa

R261,846
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R19,904
Bonus
R15,000
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The average salary for an Environmental Scientist in South Africa is R261,846.
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R138k
MEDIAN
R262k
90%
R612k
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Salary
R138k - R612k
Bonus
R4k - R45k
Profit Sharing
R2k - R149k
Total Pay
R143k - R599k

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Job Description for Environmental Scientist

Environmental Scientist Tasks
  • Collect, analyze, and report on environmental data, like building materials, atmosphere monitoring and soil or water samples.
  • Create visualizations and guidance materials for multiple audiences.
  • Compare results and methods to federal and local regulations and guidelines, reporting on the gaps and achievements.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Scientist

Skills in Environmental Compliance, Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Environmental Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Scientist

An entry-level Environmental Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R181,514 based on 20 salaries. An early career Environmental Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R215,895 based on 139 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R354,070 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Environmental Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R596,097 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R952,226.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 240 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
57.9%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
2.5%

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