Environmental Protection Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Environmental Protection Specialist"

How much does an Environmental Protection Specialist in the federal government get paid? $87,627.12* *Based on the 2005 average.

Environmental Protection Specialist was the 73rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 3,858 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Environmental Protection Specialist, with an average salary of $89,312.

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 2,852 $89,311.74
Department of Energy 139 $97,458.42
Federal Aviation Administration 131 $92,485.95
National Park Service 101 $74,747.15
Federal Highway Administration 98 $77,632.45
U.S. Coast Guard 92 $73,678.32
Bureau of Land Management 88 $67,700.28
Indian Affairs 30 $67,700.63
Bureau of Reclamation 30 $68,566.40
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 26 $100,573.81
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 17 $96,485.47
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 14 $83,270.79
Agricultural Research Service 13 $72,886.62
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 13 $95,544.46
Public Buildings Service 13 $73,238.23
Rural Housing Service 12 $73,523.42
Federal Emergency Management Agency 12 $99,876.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $84,299.55
Agency for International Development 10 $115,066.20
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 9 $80,706.67
National Institutes of Health 8 $64,106.71
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $74,382.25
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 7 $61,500.57
Ames Research Center 7 $94,251.43
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $70,445.67
Maritime Administration 6 $96,789.83
Surface Transportation Board 6 $91,393.00
Presidio Trust 5 $71,961.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 4 $92,138.50
Geological Survey 4 $86,555.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $80,260.25
Federal Transit Administration 4 $111,166.50
Transportation Security Administration 4 $73,122.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $92,554.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 4 $92,112.25
Veterans Health Administration 3 $74,262.00
Rural Utilities Service 3 $88,905.33
Economic Development Administration 3 $94,704.67
Goddard Space Flight Center 3 $66,635.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $71,375.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 3 $92,020.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $91,714.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $94,052.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $82,821.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $105,489.50
Department of State 2 $101,625.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $83,442.00
U.S. Mint 2 $61,838.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $114,442.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $67,641.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $56,849.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 2 $109,471.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $84,973.00
Indian Health Service 2 $68,532.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $56,025.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $88,986.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $83,092.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $103,637.50
Farm Service Agency 2 $89,736.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $87,244.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $91,315.00
Federal Supply Service 1 $73,098.00
Departmental Administration 1 $62,886.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $94,260.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $94,260.00
Ous Border and Transportation Security 1 $74,782.00
Ous Management 1 $117,809.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $104,947.00
Government Printing Office 1 $97,206.00
Langley Research Center 1 $81,638.00

Environmental Protection Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Environmental Protection Specialist is $87,627.12. The highest paid Environmental Protection Specialist made $158,089 in 2005.

Common Environmental Protection Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Environmental Protection Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 3,624
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 106
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 59
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 24
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 10
ZA - Administrative 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 4
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 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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