Environmental Project Engineers in the United States pull down an average of $70K annually. Men working as Environmental Project Engineers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and more than half earn dental coverage.

$58,298 - $86,856
(Median)
$58K
$70K
$87K
MEDIAN: $69,738
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$15.46 - $36.84
(Median)
$15
$30
$37
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$58,298 - $86,856  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$2,486  
Total Pay (?
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$53,632 - $87,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $36.84  
   
Overtime
$33.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
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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$53,632 - $87,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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

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

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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


Survey results suggest that Environmental Project Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional 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 as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Engineering Design also tend to know Project Management.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 16%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
24%

Common Health Benefits

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