Salary for Industrial Ecologists

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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These professionals combine their knowledge of scientific and social science fields to improve the function of industrial sites and improve the efficiency of workers while creating cost-effective, less resource intense methods of production. These professionals may also examine the interaction of tehcnical systems with the environment and society in general. They may apply economics principles to the study of natural ecosystems, or apply the study of natural ecosystems to the industrial sphere in an effort to improve the efficiency of modern industrial enterprises.

An Industrial Ecologist will most likely earn a compensation that can range from 56000 - 84000 depending on the level of experience. Industrial Ecologists usually receive an average wage of Seventy One Thousand dollars every year.

Industrial Ecologists can make the most money in the District of Columbia, where they can get compensation, on average, of about $104880. These employees receive the highest salary in Utilities, where they can receive an average job salary 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.
Industrial Ecologists 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