The average Environmental Engineer with Environmental Compliance skills earns approximately $67K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K each, total incomes of Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills generally range from $49K to $107K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is residence, though tenure and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 63 percent of Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,086 - $101,627
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MEDIAN: $66,554
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$19.39 - $39.44
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$49,086 - $101,627  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,486  
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,137  
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$49,449 - $106,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 522
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Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $39.44  
   
Overtime
$21.19 - $46.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,486  
   
Profit Sharing
$103.04 - $10,137  
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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$49,449 - $106,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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URS Corporation Inc., CH2M Hill, Brown and Caldwell, Arcadis, Inc., and Aecom Corporation are all popular places to work. Those at Arcadis, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $68K.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $60K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $72K. Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $87K. Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $96K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,464

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Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills, 41 percent higher than the national average. Environmental Engineers with Environmental Compliance skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+14 percent), San Francisco (+9 percent), Salt Lake City (+7 percent), and Austin (+6 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Detroit and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 15 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Environmental Engineer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Environmental Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$67,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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