Environment Advisors ensure that construction projects comply with environmental regulations and targets.
- Newly trained environmental advisors can earn in the region of £20,000 and £25,000 per year
- Trained with experience environmental advisors can earn in the region of £22,000 and £33,000
- Senior, chartered or master environmental advisors can earn £38,000 or more
Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility.
Qualifications and Training
A degree or (L6 NVQ/HNC in Wales) is the minimum entry qualification to become an environmental advisor. Getting a job in this field is unlikely with an HND only.
Some employers will accept any degree discipline, but most prefer subjects related to the environment and land such as environmental sciences or geography.
Graduates can study for a professional qualification with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). If they become specialists in a particular area, such as water, they may also find it beneficial to join a related professional body – for example, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).