Salary for Climate Change Policy Analysts

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Also known as:  Ecological Modeler, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Scientist, Hazardous Substances Scientist, Health Environmentalist, Water Pollution Scientist, Water Quality Analyst helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Professionals employed as climate change analysts read and review studies concerning climate change and environmental issues. They relay policy recommendations based on this information to special interest groups and legislators. Additionally, these professionals may conduct independent research into policies, practices, legislation and procedures regarding climate change management, and provide analystical support and expert advise for the development of policy briefs and educational outreach programs. They may also write grant applications for climate change, sustainability and environmental programs. A background in environmental science is usually required for this position.

A Climate Change Policy Analyst gets an average compensation that can range from $42,960 and $129,450 based on tenure and industry expertise. can get an average wage of eigthy thousand and ninety dollars on an annual basis.

are paid most highly in District of Columbia, where they get normal pay levels of about $116,120. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can get average job salaries of $102,700.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 51.06 percent nationwide in that time.


Climate Change Policy Analysts tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Wholesale Trade
Transportation and Warehousing
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Public Administration