Environmental Protection Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Environmental Protection Specialist"

How much does an Environmental Protection Specialist in the federal government get paid? $83,725.15* *Based on the 2004 average.

Environmental Protection Specialist was the 74th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 3,881 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Environmental Protection Specialist, with an average salary of $85,226.

Government Environmental Protection Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Environmental Protection Specialist job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve advising on, managing, supervising, or performing administrative or program work relating to environmental protection programs (e.g., programs to protect or improve environmental quality, control pollution, remedy environmental damage, or ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations). These positions require specialized knowledge of the principles and methods of administering environmental protection programs and the laws and regulations related to environmental protection activities.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Environmental Protection Specialist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Environmental Protection Agency 2,870 $85,226.48
Department of Energy 143 $93,359.36
Federal Aviation Administration 134 $88,279.32
Bureau of Land Management 101 $66,262.75
National Park Service 98 $70,980.98
Federal Highway Administration 95 $74,370.82
U.S. Coast Guard 89 $69,911.78
Bureau of Reclamation 33 $65,942.91
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 26 $95,999.15
Indian Affairs 26 $64,180.04
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 18 $93,209.28
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 14 $94,380.64
Agricultural Research Service 14 $70,354.21
Rural Housing Service 14 $69,751.93
Federal Emergency Management Agency 12 $94,581.25
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 11 $75,715.55
Public Buildings Service 11 $78,893.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 9 $81,769.11
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $70,403.50
Ames Research Center 8 $90,861.88
Agency for International Development 7 $110,313.29
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 7 $57,164.29
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 7 $79,748.57
Maritime Administration 6 $90,911.67
National Institutes of Health 6 $61,875.33
Federal Transit Administration 5 $99,050.60
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 5 $66,540.20
Surface Transportation Board 5 $85,607.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 5 $85,678.00
Presidio Trust 5 $76,772.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 4 $88,946.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $94,066.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $85,058.00
Geological Survey 4 $82,291.75
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $74,949.75
Rural Utilities Service 4 $97,046.75
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $67,304.75
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $79,363.00
Transportation Security Administration 3 $75,328.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $87,012.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $126,398.33
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 3 $53,424.33
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $60,131.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $79,680.33
Economic Development Administration 3 $90,617.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 3 $92,882.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $85,328.50
Indian Health Service 2 $63,510.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $51,441.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $80,552.50
U.S. Mint 2 $53,551.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $98,544.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $89,706.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 2 $98,287.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $101,352.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $74,250.50
Federal Supply Service 1 $62,450.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $58,665.00
Ous Management 1 $113,597.00
Langley Research Center 1 $79,064.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $82,031.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $81,723.00
Government Printing Office 1 $86,531.00
Department of State 1 $94,232.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $94,871.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $63,288.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $88,051.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $88,051.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $76,916.00

Environmental Protection Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Environmental Protection Specialist is $83,725.15. The highest paid Environmental Protection Specialist made $148,879 in 2004.

Common Environmental Protection Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Environmental Protection Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 3,637
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 68
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 66
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 65
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
ZA - Administrative 5
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
FM - Former Pmrs Employees 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Environmental Protection Specialist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Highway SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Training InstructionAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Public Health Program SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Dental AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Environmental Protection Specialist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Environmental Protection Specialist was $83,725. Since then, the average pay has increased to $113,064 in 2018.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0028.

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