Project Engineer, Environmental Salary

Median pay for Environmental Project Engineers in the United States is around $65K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Environmental Project Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,943 - $88,676
(Median)
$50K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $65,334
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90%

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$21.93 - $36.90
(Median)
$22
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$49,943 - $88,676  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,788  
Profit Sharing
$2,522  
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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$49,759 - $88,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$500$1K$1.5K
Hourly Rate
$21.93 - $36.90  
   
Overtime
$22.10 - $1,441  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$1M$2M$3M
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,788  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,522  
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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$49,759 - $88,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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.

Common Career Paths for Project Engineer, Environmental


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For Environmental Project Engineers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Environmental Project Engineers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Environmental Project Manager.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Environmental


Survey results imply that Environmental Project Engineers put a diverse skill set to use. 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, Microsoft Excel, and AutoCAD. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design are also skilled in Project Management.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

National Average
$64,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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