Average Entry-Level Environmental Engineer Salary

$56,390
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$2,009
Bonus
$1,989
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Environmental Engineer is $56,390.
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$46k
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$56k
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$69k
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$46k - $69k
Bonus
$193 - $6k
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$3 - $5k
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$44k - $70k
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Job Description for Environmental Engineer

Popular Employer Salaries for Environmental Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Environmental Engineer are from the companies Arcadis, Inc., CDM Smith and Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at CH2M Hill where the average pay is $62,857. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CDM Smith and Aecom Corporation, earning around $58,169 and $57,206, respectively. Arcadis, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,995. Golder Associates and Tetra Tech, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,241 and $54,385, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Environmental Engineer

Skills in Environmental Consulting, Engineering Design, Environmental Compliance, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Engineer

An early career Environmental Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,403 based on 1,495 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,620 based on 627 salaries. An experienced Environmental Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,747 based on 380 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,156.
Employees with Environmental Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.9% more) and New York, New York (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,774 survey responses.
Early Career
53.9%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
13.7%
Late Career
9.8%

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