Project Engineer, Environmental Salary

Median pay for Environmental Project Engineers in the United States is around $65K per year. Overall cash earnings for Environmental Project Engineers stretch from $50K on the lower end to $90K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $4K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Environmental Project Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Environmental Project Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,165 - $90,596

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$22.12 - $37.19

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,165 - $90,596  
   
Bonus
$124.16 - $4,404  
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $7,830  
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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$49,809 - $89,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$22.12 - $37.19  
   
Overtime
$21.92 - $37.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$124.16 - $4,404  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.78 - $7,830  
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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$49,809 - $89,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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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Environmental Project Engineers who go on to become Environmental Project Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Environmental Project Manager, an upper-level role, pays $64K.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Environmental


Environmental Project Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, Environmental Consulting, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Geographic Information Systems, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. Those educated in Engineering Design tend to be well versed in Project Management.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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