Environmental Planner

Environmental Planner Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$51,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$149,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Puget Sound Energy
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does an environmental planner make?
The national average salary for an Environmental Planner in the United States is $87,434 per year or $42.04 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $149,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $51,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Environmental Planners are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Environmental Planner salaries are District of Columbia, Alaska, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and South Dakota. Most Environmental Planners spend 3.6 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Planner
$81,208

Average Environmental Planner Salary By Location

Across America, Environmental Planners make on average $87,434 annually or $42.04 hourly. Anchorage, AK reports the highest annual salary for Environmental Planners at 132,045. Not only that, Anchorage, AK also has an average entry-level salary of $93,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Environmental Planner salaries are District of Columbia, Alaska, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and South Dakota. The lowest earning states are Delaware, Hawaii, Arizona, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$132,045
2
San Francisco, CA
$118,397
3
Germantown, MD
$109,618
4
Seattle, WA
$109,183
5
Hartford, CT
$105,890

Average Environmental Planner Salary By Company

There is good job security in Environmental Planner positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Environmental Planners are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Puget Sound Energy and CyberCoders are the best paying companies for Environmental Planners. Companies like Booz Allen Hamilton and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin also pay high salaries to their Environmental Planners.

Average Environmental Planner Pay By Industry

Wages for Environmental Planners can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Utilities companies, Finance companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Environmental Planners. Salaries for Environmental Planners in Utilities companies average $103,110 annually, while Finance companies and Professional companies pay $97,658 and $89,155, respectively. The types of companies that pay Environmental Planners the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $78,027.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$103,110
2
Finance
$97,658
3
Professional
$89,155
4
Construction
$78,186
5
Technology
$78,027

Recently Added Environmental Planner Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Portland
Environmental Planner
01/20/2020
$89,115
Washington State
Environmental Planner
12/04/2019
$64,008
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Environmental Planner
11/22/2019
$50,543
Washington State
Environmental Planner
11/09/2019
$57,948
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Environmental Planner
11/06/2019
$57,200
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Environmental Planner
09/18/2019
$50,543
San Diego Association of Governments (Sandag)
Environmental Planner
08/25/2019
$63,933
State of Minnesota
Environmental Planner
08/22/2019
$43,493
Sound Transit
Environmental Planner
08/01/2019
$75,000
07/30/2019
$105,144
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