The average salary for an Environmental Engineer in San Francisco, California is $69,217.
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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. Environmental engine…Read more
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Popular Skills for Environmental Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design, Environmental Compliance and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis 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 $64,764 based on 20 salaries. An early career Environmental Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,608 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Environmental Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,469 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Environmental Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,916 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
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Employees with Environmental Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (14.4% less), Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.5% less).
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