Salary for Sustainability Specialists

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Sustainability specialists are responsible for organizational sustainability efforts. Their duties include, but are not limited to, developing sustainability initiatives in a cost effective, technically feasible manner, promoting and developing promotional materials for these initiatives, developing reports and conducting studies that assess the impact of these campaigns, and identifying and procuring resources that are necessary to conduct sustainability programs. They are expected to have a working knowledge of proposal writing, and to submit projects and grant applications in order to fund sustainability programs. A strong commitment to green programs and environmental issues are preferable for this position.

A Sustainability Specialist earns an average salary ranging from $42,180 and $135,220 based on education and experience. can get an average pay level of eigthy-four thousand two hundred and ninety dollars each year.

have the best average compensation in District of Columbia, where they get salary pay of about $105,730. People holding these jobs receive the highest salary in Information, where they can get an average job salary of $96,440.

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Sustainability Specialists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Retail Trade
Health Care and Social Assistance
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)