$94,069
Avg. Salary
$47.75
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,030

Bonus

$6,250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Environmental Engineer is $47.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Environmental Engineer is $94,069 per year.

$40.86
10%
$47.75
50%
$59.29
90%
MEDIAN $47.75
$72k
10%
$94k
50%
$124k
90%
MEDIAN $94,069
$72,027 - $123,531
$72K
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$120K
MEDIAN: $94,069
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90%

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$40.86 - $59.29
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$0$129K
Salary $72,027 - $123,531
Bonus $979 - $15,361
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,365
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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$74,450 - $129,923
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 255
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $40.86 - $59.29
Overtime $32.77 - $50.64
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $979 - $15,361
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,365
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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$74,450 - $129,923
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Senior Environmental Engineer

Senior environmental engineers lead a variety of environmental and/or engineering projects for their organization. They work with facilities to ensure that their environmental projects meet all requirements set by the government and their organization. These engineers must develop and communicate goal and expectations with their team, providing guidance, feedback, and discipline to subordinates as necessary. Additionally, they help guide their organization's interactions with state, local, and federal agencies. Senior environmental engineers are also responsible for making sure that projects under their supervision are finished within budget limitations and within deadlines. They provide presentations to management for ongoing projects as necessary.

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Senior Environmental Engineer Tasks

  • Monitor environmental sites, doing inspections and assessing risk to formulate data and reports.
  • Research, suggest, develop, and establish economically feasible solutions for environmental site improvements.
  • Counsel team members, maintain contact with vendors, and act as Project Manager for various projects.
  • Formulate recommendations based on area development and potential pollution risks.

Common Career Paths for Senior Environmental Engineer


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Senior Environmental Engineers often transition into a Environmental Manager position. Environmental Managers report a slightly lower median income of $81K.

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Popular Skills for Senior Environmental Engineer


Survey results show that Senior Environmental Engineers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Title V Permitting, Environmental Consulting, Regulatory Compliance, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Environmental Consulting are, more often than not, also skilled in Engineering Design and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Environmental Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Environmental Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Environmental Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior 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 $86,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Senior Environmental Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 70 salaries. A Senior 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 $108,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: $97,206

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Senior Environmental Engineers, 33 percent above the national average. Senior Environmental Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+8 percent). Milwaukee ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average. Washington and Seattle are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Senior Environmental Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Environmental Engineer?

Senior Environmental Engineer in Laramie:
Pros: Outdoor activities near by, small community.
Cons: Housing costs and winter weather.

Senior Environmental Engineer in Al-Dawhah (Doha):
"Middle East."
Basically...companies under the kafala system hace the power to not release you from your present employment and will hang this aspect over your head while in Qatar. Work for companies that provide performance pay.

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Key Stats for Senior Environmental Engineer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Senior Environmental Engineer Salaries

▲11%

National Average
$97,000

▼1%

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Senior Environmental Engineer Salaries

Title V Permitting
▲15%


Regulatory Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$97,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%