Environmental Project Engineers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $68K annually. The majority of Environmental Project Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Environmental Project Engineers making up 59 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,332 - $84,861
$56K
$68K
$85K
MEDIAN: $67,580
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90%

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$15.32 - $37.19
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MEDIAN: $30.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$56,332 - $84,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$2,486  
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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$51,569 - $84,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$260$520$780
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $37.19  
   
Overtime
$30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$600K$1M$1M
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,486  
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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$51,569 - $84,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Project Engineer, Environmental

Environmental project engineers help government agencies and companies to reduce their impact on the environment and are often involved in the planning, design, and construction of a variety of projects. Strong mathematical skills are necessary in this position for accurate computations and developing plans.

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Project Engineer, Environmental Tasks

  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
  • Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.

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Environmental Project Engineers who transition into an upper level Environmental Project Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Environmental Project Manager makes $64K a year.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Environmental


Environmental Project Engineers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Environmental Consulting, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Geographic Information Systems and AutoCAD as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people who know Engineering Design also know Project Management.

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Key Stats for Project Engineer, Environmental

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 7%


Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$69,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 15%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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