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Environmental Consultant

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Environmental consultants give advice on environmental matters. They work on areas such as the effects of new developments on the environment, the control of pollution and noise, the effects of agriculture or recreation on plants and wildlife, the effect of climate change and waste management and recycling.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for qualified environmental consultants tend to be between £22,000 and £25,000 a year. With experience, this can rise to around £35,000 a year. Senior consultants with five to ten year's experience can earn up to £45,000. Principal consultants can earn around £60,000 a year.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
3402
1.4 %
RISE
2024
3450
  United Kingdom
2019
32646
1.6 %
RISE
2024
33182

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Forestry and Land Scotland
Tel: 0131 370 5541
E-mail: enquiries@forestryandland.gov.scot
Website: https://forestryandland.gov.scot/
Twitter: @forestryls
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/forestryandlandscotland/

Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
Tel: 01631 559 000
E-mail: info@sams.ac.uk
Website: http://www.sams.ac.uk/
Twitter: @ScotMarineInst
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SAMS.Marine

Part of Scottish Marine Institute

Scottish Forestry
Tel: 0131 370 5250
E-mail: Scottish.Forestry@forestry.gov.uk
Website: https://forestry.gov.scot/
Twitter: @scotforestry

Society for the Environment (SocEnv)
Tel: 0345 337 2951
E-mail: enquiries@socenv.org.uk
Website: http://www.socenv.org.uk
Twitter: @SocEnv_HQ

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