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Environmental Scientist Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$85,084 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,467

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Environmental Scientist is $85,084 a year and $41 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Scientist is between $60,071 and $105,428. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Solves problems endangering the earth and its inhabitants by conducting research and interpreting findings, using knowledge of mathematical, statistical, and physical science concepts and approaches.
  • Plans and researches environmental studies to develop methods or theories of abating or controlling sources of environmental pollutants, utilizing knowledge of principles and concepts of various scientific and engineering disciplines.
  • Examines surveys; studies collected samples of air, water, and earth; and performs historical research.
  • Identifies potential threats and harmful pollutants or hazards to humans, plants, or animals; determines the extent and sources of environmental changes; and finds ways to prevent future damage.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Environmental Scientist Job Prevalence in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job family: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Job family population: 80,480

Estimated population of Environmental Scientist jobs: 17,879

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,636
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is the second largest city in the state of Missouri behind Kansas City. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. The estimated 2018 population of the city proper was 302,838 and the bi-state metropolitan area was 2,804,724. Greater St. Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, second-largest...

Environmental Scientist Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Geologist or Environmental Scientist
Nov 13
St Louis, MO, USA
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.
A Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related disciple * 2-5+ years of related experience. Experience with drilling oversight and the ability to lead ...
Environmental Engineer II
Oct 24
Kansas City, United States
Spire
Required Education (certifications, licenses) Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar technical degree in environmental sciences. 3 years of prior environmental work experience. Respirator ...
Senior Environmental Project Manager
Oct 11
St Louis, MO, USA
Environmental Consulting Firm
The following education, skills and experience are recommended for this role: · Bachelor's Degree in Engineer, Biology, Geology (Registered), Environmental Science, or related, required; · Strong ...
Hazardous Waste Field Chemist
Oct 21
St Louis, MO, USA
Earth Smart Environmental Solutions, LLC
Work as part of team and provide leadership Qualifications: BS Degreed science curriculum (Chemistry, Environmental, Biology or other with General and Organic Chemistry) Class A or B CDL with HAZMAT ...
Environmental Intern
Nov 15
Stl Metro St. Louis, United States
Ameren
The Environmental Science intern works May-Aug 2020 during normal business hours primarily in an office environment. The Environmental Science intern may also need to work outside normal business ...

The average pay for an Environmental Scientist is $85,084 a year and $41 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Scientist is between $60,071 and $105,428. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Geologist or Environmental Scientist
Nov 13
St Louis, MO, USA
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc.
A Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related disciple * 2-5+ years of related experience. Experience with drilling oversight and the ability to lead ...
Environmental Engineer II
Oct 24
Kansas City, United States
Spire
Required Education (certifications, licenses) Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar technical degree in environmental sciences. 3 years of prior environmental work experience. Respirator ...
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