Environmental Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Environmental Engineer is $61,939 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Regulatory Compliance. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$45,819 - $93,500
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,939
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$16.89 - $42.04
(Median)
$17
$26
$42
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,819 - $93,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,592  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $6,529  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,337 - $96,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $42.04  
   
Overtime
$21.58 - $41.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,592  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $6,529  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$45,337 - $96,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205

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Job Description for Environmental Engineer

Environmental engineers are technological advisers who help with the growing challenges of land use, pollution, resource regulation and environmental laws. They use technology to help meet these challenges and develop sound solutions. In this way they are vital to helping form public policy to regulate the land, air and water resources for generations to come. Businesses now use environmental engineers to understand how to keep their impact on the environment to a minimum.

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Environmental Engineer Tasks

  • Utilizing engineering skills, evaluates and monitors progress of environmental improvement plans.
  • Prepares and updates reports on environmental investigations, and recommendations.
  • Collaborates with scientists, planners, waste technicians, and others to address environmental problems.
  • Provides technical information to litigation projects and governmental agencies.

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Experience Affects Environmental Engineer Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Engineer Salaries




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Environmental Consulting
0%

Project
0%

National Average
$63,000

Engineering Design
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Technical Writing
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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up arrow 12%

Matlab
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 517 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%