Environmental Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for an Environmental Engineer in Houston, Texas is $77,127 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Environmental Compliance, Title V Permitting, Environmental Consulting, Project Management, and Engineering Design. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$60,402 - $132,016
$60K
$86K
$130K
MEDIAN: $86,251
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$0$139K
Salary $60,402 - $132,016
Bonus $1,192 - $15,319
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$59,643 - $139,902
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Environmental Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Environmental Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 13 salaries. An Environmental Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Environmental Engineer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Environmental Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

Experienced
▲46%

National Average
$86,000

▼9%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Environmental Engineer Salaries


Title V Permitting
▲11%


Project Management
▲3%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$86,000

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Project
▼6%

Regulatory Compliance
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Microsoft Excel
▼16%

Technical Writing
▼16%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼17%

AutoCAD
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 3%