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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a lead sustainability specialist. For example, did you know that they make an average of $36.99 an hour? That's $76,933 a year!

What Does a Lead Sustainability Specialist Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a lead sustainability specialist, we found that a lot of resumes listed 34.4% of lead sustainability specialists included sustainability, while 19.7% of resumes included ehs, and 17.2% of resumes included combat. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the lead sustainability specialist job title. But what industry to start with? Most lead sustainability specialists actually find jobs in the technology and education industries.

How To Become a Lead Sustainability Specialist

If you're interested in becoming a lead sustainability specialist, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 57.9% of lead sustainability specialists have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 26.3% of lead sustainability specialists have master's degrees. Even though most lead sustainability specialists have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a lead sustainability specialist. When we researched the most common majors for a lead sustainability specialist, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or master's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on lead sustainability specialist resumes include associate degree degrees or high school diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a lead sustainability specialist. In fact, many lead sustainability specialist jobs require experience in a role such as internship. Meanwhile, many lead sustainability specialists also have previous career experience in roles such as team leader or consultant.

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Average Salary$76,933

Lead Sustainability Specialist Jobs

Average Salary for a Lead Sustainability Specialist

Lead Sustainability Specialists in America make an average salary of $76,933 per year or $37 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $123,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $48,000 per year.
Average Salary
$76,933

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Sustainability Facility Lead
Sustainability Facility Lead
Schupan
Schupan
03/08/2020
03/08/2020
$29,21803/08/2020
$29,218
Lead Sustainability Specialist
Lead Sustainability Specialist
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University
01/22/2020
01/22/2020
$50,70001/22/2020
$50,700
ERP Sustainment Lead
ERP Sustainment Lead
BJ Services LLC
BJ Services LLC
03/15/2018
03/15/2018
$116,58403/15/2018
$116,584
Bottle Exchange and Sustainability Lead
Bottle Exchange and Sustainability Lead
Revive Brands
Revive Brands
11/01/2013
11/01/2013
$25,04411/01/2013
$25,044

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Lead Sustainability Specialist Demographics

Gender

male

50.7 %

female

37.3 %

unknown

11.9 %

Ethnicity

White

66.3 %

Hispanic or Latino

11.8 %

Black or African American

10.3 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Chinese

25.0 %

French

25.0 %

Spanish

12.5 %
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Lead Sustainability Specialist Education

Majors

Business
18.2 %

Degrees

Bachelors

57.9 %

Masters

26.3 %

Associate

7.9 %

Top Colleges for Lead Sustainability Specialists

1. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY

In-State Tuition
$9,808
Enrollment
13,990

2. Stanford University

Stanford, CA

In-State Tuition
$51,354
Enrollment
7,083

3. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

In-State Tuition
$14,760
Enrollment
31,451

4. Duke University

Durham, NC

In-State Tuition
$55,695
Enrollment
6,596

5. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

6. University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

In-State Tuition
$14,184
Enrollment
30,845

7. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

8. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

In-State Tuition
$18,454
Enrollment
40,108

9. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

In-State Tuition
$9,912
Enrollment
14,245

10. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548
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Top Lead Sustainability Specialist Employers

1. Johns Hopkins University
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$45,809
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+
2. BJ Services
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$34,561
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+
3. Automatic Data Processing
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$64,676
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+
4. BAE Systems
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$69,190
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+
5. Libbey
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$34,293
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+
6. Central College
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$41,181
Lead Sustainability Specialists Hired: 
1+

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Updated October 2, 2020