The average salary for an Air Quality Engineer is $69,188.
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Job Description for Air Quality Engineer
Air quality engineers work primarily for government agencies, private organizations, and consulting agencies to conduct auditing or testing to determine air quality or emission standards and what sorts of pollutants, toxins, or other contaminants are present. If local or federal laws or regulations are being violated, these engineers may devise plans to bring the air quality and emissions to compliance and remove contaminants or pollutants. Air quality engineers may also install better air qual…Read more
Air Quality Engineer Tasks
- Perform air emission calculations, and regulation and compliance analysis.
- Prepare air permit applications and emission inventory reports.
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Popular Skills for Air Quality Engineer
Title V Permitting
Air Dispersion Modeling
Skills in Regulatory Compliance, Title V Permitting and Air Dispersion Modeling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Environmental Compliance and Environmental Consulting.
Pay by Experience Level for Air Quality Engineer
An entry-level Air Quality Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,562 based on 9 salaries. An early career Air Quality Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,305 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Air Quality Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,492 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Air Quality Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,957 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,000.
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Employees with Air Quality Engineer in their job title in Malvern, Pennsylvania earn an average of 40.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (35.9% more) and Austin, Texas (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (24.1% less), Houston, Texas (11.8% less) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (10.1% less).
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