Salary for Chief Sustainability Officers

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A Chief Sustainability Officer is essentially a person that has been put in charge of any environmental initiatives or programs that a company is involved in. Their typical responsibilities can include creating sustainability strategies for the company, monitoring existing environmental concerns and programs within the company, and researching new products and programs that may be a benefit to the company. This requires an extremely narrow skill set, including a deep understanding of environmental issues, a creative bent, an ability to manage multiple projects at one time, and an intense attention to detail. Those with degrees in management, science, and environmental sustainability-related fields are well suited for this career.

A Chief Sustainability Officer usually receives a compensation in a range of 144000 to 216000 based on experience and education levels. Chief Sustainability Officers will most likely receive an average compensation of One Hundred Eighty Three Thousand Eight Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Chief Sustainability Officers are compensated at the highest average salary in Delaware, which has average pay scales of close to $201460. People working these jobs have the highest average potential salary in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can get an average job salary of $211550.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 31.34 percent nationwide in that time.
Chief Sustainability Officers tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $211,550
Management of Companies and Enterprises $204,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $198,660
Finance and Insurance $196,530
Wholesale Trade $191,690
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $191,480
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Public Administration $107,580
Accommodation and Food Services $140,650
Educational Services $147,970
Health Care and Social Assistance $158,120
Other Services (except Public Administration) $162,020
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $165,600