Average Senior Environmental Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Environmental Engineer is $94,269.
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$72k - $120k
$971 - $15k
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$2k - $10k
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$75k - $126k

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Job Description for Senior Environmental Engineer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Environmental Engineer

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Environmental Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Environmental Engineer are from the companies Arcadis, Inc., Brown and Caldwell and Tesoro Petroleum Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation where the average pay is $110,000. Brown and Caldwell pays the lowest at around $94,309.

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Popular Skills for Senior Environmental Engineer

Skills in Environmental Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Regulatory Compliance, Environmental Compliance and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Environmental Engineer

An early career Senior Environmental Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,719 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Senior Environmental Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,426 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Senior Environmental Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,658 based on 92 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,853.
Employees with Senior Environmental Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (16.7% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Madison, Wisconsin (26.4% less), Portland, Oregon (12.2% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (7.6% less).

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