Environmental Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

$54,377 - $133,249
$54K
$82K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,587
10%
50%
90%

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$23.00 - $39.30
$29
MEDIAN: $28.89
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$0$139K
Salary $54,377 - $133,249
Bonus $1,927 - $14,950
Profit Sharing $2,588
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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$54,163 - $139,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $28.89
Overtime $37.87
Annual Data $0$139K
Bonus $1,927 - $14,950
Profit Sharing $2,588
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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$54,163 - $139,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

How much does an Environmental Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for an Environmental Engineer in Houston is $81,587 per year. This is 22% above the national average for an Environmental Engineer which is $63,669 per year.
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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.

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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.

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
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Environmental Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

Experienced
▲51%

National Average
$83,000

▼6%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Environmental Engineer Salaries


Title V Permitting
▲14%


Project Management
▲6%

Engineering Design
▲3%

National Average
$83,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Project
▼3%

Regulatory Compliance
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

Technical Writing
▼13%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼14%

AutoCAD
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 3%