Environmental Specialist

Environmental Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$65,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does an environmental specialist make?
The national average salary for an Environmental Specialist in the United States is $65,804 per year or $31.64 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $47,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $92,000. Most Environmental Specialist jobs are in Professional companies and Telecommunication companies. States with the highest Environmental Specialist salaries include California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Washington. The typical tenure for an Environmental Specialist is 3.1 years.

Average Environmental Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Environmental Specialist in the USA is $65,804 annually or $31.64 hourly. The city with the highest Environmental Specialist salary is San Francisco, CA at $91,342 per year. Even an entry-level Environmental Specialist makes $60,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Environmental Specialist salaries are California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Washington. The lowest earning states are Delaware, Maine, Missouri, Florida, and West Virginia.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$91,342
2
Commerce City, CO
$80,360
3
Washington, DC
$77,877
4
Portland, OR
$74,306
5
Des Moines, WA
$72,651

Average Environmental Specialist Salary By Company

If you are an Environmental Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Environmental Specialists are in Professional companies and Telecommunication companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Environmental Specialists are Google and Chevron. If you can find a job at a company like State of Minnesota or Sunoco, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Environmental Specialists.

Average Environmental Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Environmental Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Finance companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Environmental Specialists. Energy companies pay Environmental Specialists an average salary of $68,440, Finance companies pay $67,164, and Health Care companys come in at $65,770. At $63,296, the average salary for Environmental Specialists in the Utilities industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$68,440
2
Finance
$67,164
3
Health Care
$65,770
4
Manufacturing
$64,978
5
Professional
$63,946

Recently Added Environmental Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of North Carolina
Environmental Specialist
01/29/2020
$42,780
01/28/2020
$47,195
State of Florida
Environmental Specialist
01/24/2020
$32,000
Sarasota County Government
Environmental Specialist
01/24/2020
$41,621
Volt Workforce Solutions
Environmental Specialist
01/22/2020
$62,297
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Environmental Specialist
01/21/2020
$50,543
Colorado State University
Environmental Specialist
01/18/2020
$63,000
State of Minnesota
Environmental Specialist
01/14/2020
$41,551
Veolia
Environmental Specialist
01/07/2020
$33,392
State of North Carolina
Environmental Specialist
12/30/2019
$36,677
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