Average Environmental Engineer Salary

$64,590
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,955
Bonus
$2,038
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The average salary for an Environmental Engineer is $64,590.
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$50k
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$65k
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$97k
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Salary
$50k - $97k
Bonus
$494 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$7 - $6k
Total Pay
$49k - $99k

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The top respondents for the job title Environmental Engineer are from the companies Arcadis, Inc., Aecom Corporation and CDM Smith. Reported salaries are highest at Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. where the average pay is $67,479. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aecom Corporation and Brown and Caldwell, earning around $63,474 and $63,409, respectively. Arcadis, Inc. pays the lowest at around $58,147. CDM Smith and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,306 and $61,148, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Engineer

Skills in Environmental Compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design and Environmental Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Engineer

An entry-level Environmental Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,966 based on 515 salaries. An early career Environmental Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,203 based on 1,523 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,305 based on 623 salaries. An experienced Environmental Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,387 based on 392 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,594.
Employees with Environmental Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (3.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,338 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.4%
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
11.7%
Late Career
8.5%

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