Project Engineer, Environmental Salary

Median pay for Environmental Project Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $65K per year. Total cash compensation to Environmental Project Engineers bottoms out near $50K and approaches $91K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Environmental Project Engineers is high. 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. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,388 - $90,839
(Median)
$49K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,893
10%
50%
90%

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$22.18 - $38.19
(Median)
$22
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,388 - $90,839  
   
Bonus
$125.84 - $4,924  
Profit Sharing
$199.56 - $6,040  
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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$50,049 - $90,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.18 - $38.19  
   
Overtime
$22.05 - $41.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$125.84 - $4,924  
   
Profit Sharing
$199.56 - $6,040  
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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$50,049 - $90,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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.

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Environmental Project Engineers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Environmental Project Manager. Median pay for Environmental Project Managers is $64K.

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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, Environmental Consulting, Engineering Design, 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 proficient in Engineering Design are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer, Environmental Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

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 7%

Environmental Consulting
0%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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