Salary for Environmental Restoration Planners

Also known as:  Ecological Modeler, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Scientist, Hazardous Substances Scientist, Health Environmentalist, Water Pollution Scientist, Water Quality Analyst helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Environmental restoration planners examine the ecosystems and ecological conditions in a particular space to determine the extent of impacts caused by human activity, pollution, climate change, nature, and disease. These professionals use the results of their studies of these areas to determine the need for and extent of environmental remediation and conservation efforts. They may inform their restoration plans further by incorporating data from similar ecosystems and geographical imaging system data. An educational background in the life sciences is crucial for this occupation.

An Environmental Restoration Planner will most likely earn an average salary between 56000 and 84000 depending on education and tenure levels. Environmental Restoration Planners will usually earn an average salary of Seventy One Thousand dollars annually.

Environmental Restoration Planners can receive the best pay in the District of Columbia, where they can get wages of near $104880. People who work inside these careers are paid at the highest average level in Utilities, where they earn pay levels, on average, of $81540.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 28.56 percent nationwide in that time.
Environmental Restoration Planners tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises $81,540
Utilities $81,460
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $81,190
Transportation and Warehousing $78,130
Health Care and Social Assistance $76,440
Manufacturing $74,070
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $56,720
Public Administration $64,520
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $64,680
Other Services (except Public Administration) $65,990
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $68,050
Construction $70,360