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Project Engineer, Environmental Salary

Environmental Project Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $65K per year on average. Cash earnings for Environmental Project Engineers — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $92K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Environmental Project Engineers survey respondents are men (72 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
$49,238 - $91,135
(Median)
49K
65K
78K
91K
MEDIAN: $65,097
10%
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75%
90%

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$21.89 - $38.49
(Median)
22
26
32
38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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75%
90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,238 - $91,135  
   
Bonus
$254.34 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$200.44 - $5,960  
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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$49,674 - $91,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$21.89 - $38.49  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $41.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$254.34 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.44 - $5,960  
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).
)
$49,674 - $91,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Project Engineer, Environmental

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer, Environmental


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Many Environmental Project Engineers move into a Environmental Project Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Environmental Project Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Environmental Project Engineers.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Environmental


Survey results show that Environmental Project Engineers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, Environmental Consulting, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Geographic Information Systems, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. Most people who know Environmental Consulting also know Engineering Design.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%