Environmental Protection Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Environmental Protection Specialist"

How much does an Environmental Protection Specialist in the federal government get paid? $90,947.73* *Based on the 2006 average.

Environmental Protection Specialist was the 71st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 3,868 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Environmental Protection Specialist, with an average salary of $93,267.

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 2,812 $93,267.45
Department of Energy 131 $101,763.77
Federal Aviation Administration 128 $95,116.64
National Park Service 104 $76,986.43
Federal Highway Administration 100 $80,594.83
Bureau of Land Management 92 $70,038.95
U.S. Coast Guard 92 $77,432.46
Federal Emergency Management Agency 38 $70,517.53
Bureau of Reclamation 33 $70,575.24
Indian Affairs 31 $67,262.52
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 29 $104,025.90
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 17 $86,821.18
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 17 $100,679.65
Public Buildings Service 14 $79,598.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 12 $95,833.83
Rural Housing Service 11 $74,651.18
Agricultural Research Service 10 $80,257.40
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 10 $92,056.40
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 9 $74,951.44
Agency for International Development 9 $119,916.11
Veterans Health Administration 9 $72,697.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 8 $83,354.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $78,968.25
Ames Research Center 7 $104,586.43
Federal Transit Administration 7 $93,299.71
Maritime Administration 6 $99,895.83
Surface Transportation Board 6 $95,979.50
Presidio Trust 6 $73,850.50
National Institutes of Health 6 $69,131.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 6 $79,279.33
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $68,396.60
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 5 $61,760.80
Transportation Security Administration 4 $78,932.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 4 $92,028.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $93,063.25
Goddard Space Flight Center 4 $77,278.75
Rural Utilities Service 4 $95,396.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $70,158.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $110,206.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $78,971.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $97,693.33
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $85,832.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $91,747.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $92,712.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $96,408.67
Geological Survey 3 $89,548.67
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $59,527.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $90,801.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $94,109.00
Forest Service 2 $56,543.00
Indian Health Service 2 $76,165.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $83,797.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $60,715.50
Department of State 2 $105,117.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $132,606.50
U.S. Mint 2 $67,057.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $107,253.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $99,203.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $112,623.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $87,746.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $91,771.00
Government Printing Office 1 $100,547.00
Langley Research Center 1 $86,418.00
Departmental Administration 1 $77,353.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $64,367.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $100,547.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $100,547.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $97,500.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $118,828.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $91,407.00
Federal Supply Service 1 $78,360.00
Ous Border and Transportation Security 1 $91,407.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $118,828.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $83,958.00

Environmental Protection Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Environmental Protection Specialist is $90,947.73. The highest paid Environmental Protection Specialist made $159,784 in 2006.

Common Environmental Protection Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Environmental Protection Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 3,644
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 102
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 51
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 25
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 10
ZA - Administrative 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 6
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 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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