Senior Environmental Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Environmental Engineer is $89,249 per year. A skill in Environmental Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Environmental Engineer Total Pay (?
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$68,914 - $122,998
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$68,914 - $122,998  
   
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$0.00 - $16,886  
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $7,652  
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$71,804 - $130,749  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Senior Environmental Engineer
Senior environmental engineers lead a variety of environmental and/or engineering projects for their organization. They work with facilities to ensure that their environmental projects meet all requirements set by the government and their organization. These engineers must develop and communicate goal and expectations with their team, providing guidance, feedback, and discipline to subordinates as necessary. Additionally, they help guide their organization's interactions with state, local, and federal agencies. Senior environmental engineers are also responsible for making sure that projects under their supervision are finished within budget limitations and within deadlines. They provide presentations to management for ongoing projects as necessary.
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Senior Environmental Engineer Tasks
  • Counsel team members, maintain contact with vendors, and act as Project Manager for various projects.
  • Formulate recommendations based on area development and potential pollution risks.
  • Monitor environmental sites, doing inspections and assessing risk to formulate data and reports.
  • Research, suggest, develop, and establish economically feasible solutions for environmental site improvements.

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$94,000
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Experience Affects Senior Environmental Engineer Salaries

National Average
$94,000
Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Environmental Engineer Salaries

Environmental Compliance
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Regulatory Compliance
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National Average
$94,000
Project Management
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
35%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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