A Waste Management Engineer earns an average wage of $14.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$56,000 - $83,524
(Median)
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$65K
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MEDIAN: $65,000
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$9.21 - $23.49
(Median)
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$14
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$65,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$24,527 - $83,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $23.49  
   
Overtime
$15.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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).
)
$24,527 - $83,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Waste Management Engineer

Waste management engineers are in charge of facilitating the correct processing and managing of waste on behalf of their organization. They are responsible for developing strategies for reuse and discarding waste in an efficient manner. These individuals use their technical abilities to engineer hardware and position machinery at certain points, in order to increase production and minimize costs.

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Waste Management Engineer Tasks

  • Track and review documentation and recordkeeping procedures, coordinating or conducting audits.
  • Manage waste storage and facility inspections to ensure proper waste disposal.
  • Conduct or oversee waste process testing, taking and measuring samples and recording results.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain safety management and training programs, procedures, and regulations.
  • Lead waste management team, directing activities and monitoring policy and practice compliance.

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Experience Affects Waste Management Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 95%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None:
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