$58,775
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,066

Profit Sharing

$2,111

The average pay for an Environmental Engineer is RM 42,000 per year.

$46,065 - $74,895
$46K
$59K
$75K
MEDIAN: $58,775
10%
50%
90%

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$15.44 - $33.58
$15
$26
$34
MEDIAN: $25.89
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50%
90%

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$0$76K
Salary $46,065 - $74,895
Bonus $301 - $7,038
Profit Sharing $99.73 - $5,146
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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$45,243 - $76,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,153
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.44 - $33.58
Overtime $22.36 - $40.54
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $301 - $7,038
Profit Sharing $99.73 - $5,146
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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$45,243 - $76,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 254

Job Description for Environmental Engineer

Environmental engineers are technological advisers who help with the growing challenges of land use, pollution, resource regulation and environmental laws. They use technology to help meet these challenges and develop sound solutions. In this way they are vital to helping form public policy to regulate the land, air and water resources for generations to come. Businesses now use environmental engineers to understand how to keep their impact on the environment to a minimum.

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Environmental Engineer Tasks

  • Collaborates with scientists, planners, waste technicians, and others to address environmental problems.
  • Provides technical information to litigation projects and governmental agencies.
  • Utilizing engineering skills, evaluates and monitors progress of environmental improvement plans.
  • Prepares and updates reports on environmental investigations, and recommendations.

Popular Employer Salaries for Environmental Engineer


URS Corporation Inc., Arcadis, Inc., Aecom Corporation, Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc., and CH2M Hill are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Environmental Engineers. Those at Carollo Engineers, P.C. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $68K. Environ International Corporation (EIC), Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., and HDR, Inc. also offer top salaries for Entry-Level Environmental Engineers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $63K, $63K, and $62K, respectively.

Tetra Tech, Inc. offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $51K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $43K to $69K. Also approaching the lower end are Arcadis, Inc. at $54K, Golder Associates at $54K, and Aecom Technology Group, Inc. at $56K.

Environmental Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,214

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Environmental Engineers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Environmental Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+10 percent), Seattle (+6 percent), New York (+6 percent), and Chicago (+5 percent). Cincinnati ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Richmond (13 percent lower) and Atlanta (10 percent lower).

Environmental Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Environmental Engineer in State College:
"Stay broad, ask questions, never stop learning."
Your best asset will be an inquisitive mind to review existing projects for how and why they work, researching potential improvements and maintaining a learning mindset.

Environmental Engineer in Los Angeles:
"Salary Negotiations."
Know the median salary before accepting an offer. Always negotiate your salary.

Environmental Engineer in Charleston:
"Consulting is all about money."
Don't go into consulting if you don't want to deal with clients and billable hours.

Key Stats for Environmental Engineer

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Environmental Engineer Salaries






Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Environmental Consulting
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼1%


Autocad Civil 3D
▼5%

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3d
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 245 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 6%