Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Environmental Technician is $15.59
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Technicians?
An entry-level Environmental Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.03 based on 98 salaries. An early career Environmental Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.70 based on 524 …Read more
What Do Environmental Technicians Do?
Institutions such as government agencies, public works administration agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations study the environment and the effects of proposed or existing man-made infrastructure. The environmental technician goes into the field to examine soil and water samples; he or she may use a variety of instruments to detect air cleanliness as well. Using sensitive laboratory equipment, the environmental technician studies these samples to determine how existing structures are …Read more
- Inspect operational behavior for compliance and irregularities, collecting data, and making recommendations.
- Communicate and document information about hazards, dangers, and air/site quality.
- Inspect equipment and tools for appropriate maintenance, cleaning, monitoring, and performance.
- Oversee construction, manufacturing, or other operations to ensure safe working environment and minimal environmental disruption.