Host said: What are typical environmental specialist salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field?
What skills should you learn to increase your salary?[MS and in some cases PhD in environemntal, civil or chemical engineering]
First the term Environmental Specialist is not fully described for most of the jobs, second the salary ranges from state to state and from companies to companies. Environmental Air permitting engineer with 5 years experience- $70,000 to $90,000; Air Quality Control specialist with 5 years experience- $70,000 to 100,000, and with 15 plus experience-$ 110,000 to $160,000. Waste water specialist with 5 years experince- $90,000 to 110,000, and with 15 years plus experience-$150,000 to 170,000, Site remediation engineer with 5 years experience- $ 70,000 to $ 90,000 and 15 years plus experience $ 150,000 to 200,000. Geotechnical Engineers with 5 years experience- $90,000 to $ 120,000 and 15 plus years experience $ 120,000 to 170,000. All of these salaries are based on New York/New Jersey, North Carolina, Massachusettes, Pennsylvania, and Colorado areas (first catogory). The salaries in New Orleans, Georgia, Kansas, California, Arizona, Minnisota (second Catogory) are 10% to 15% less than observed in first catogory, the salaries are 15% to 20% less in Arkansas, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and North Dakota from first catagory.
The environmental (demand and supply) engineers for air permitting, waste water design and operation, Refineries and pipelines are in the greatest demand. To find out more about environmental jobs go to Apex Companies, Mactec, EHS Careers, Down Associates, Execunet, Dice, energy placement, american jobs, environ, Dova, ENSR, URS, Shaw Group, Bechtel, thethinkenergygroup.com sites. Where is the spell check????