Project Engineer, Environmental Salary

The average Environmental Project Engineer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $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 $5K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Most Environmental Project Engineers survey respondents are men (72 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Environmental Project Engineers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,033 - $90,642
(Median)
$49K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,033
10%
50%
90%

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$22.12 - $37.19
(Median)
$22
$25
$37
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,033 - $90,642  
   
Bonus
$126.71 - $4,834  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $7,757  
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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$49,733 - $90,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.12 - $37.19  
   
Overtime
$21.93 - $37.43  
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
$126.71 - $4,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $7,757  
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).
)
$49,733 - $90,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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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


Environmental Project Engineers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 experienced in Engineering Design also know Project Management.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Environmental Consulting
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 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
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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