Report finds a narrowing of the gender pay gap, an increase in optimism and a modest rise in salaries

The survey – which captures the views and workplace experiences of 1,053 members across a wide range of sectors – finds that the median gender pay gap for full-time environment and sustainability professionals has narrowed to 14.1% from 16.7% a year ago. This remains higher than the gender pay gap across the whole economy, however. Women are under-represented in senior roles – an area where change is needed to narrow the pay gap further.

Environment and sustainability professionals can expect to earn a median £40,000 a year, up from £39,000 a year ago, ranging from £44,000 in business and industry to a median of £31,250 in the third sector. Around two-thirds of ...

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