Environmental Engineers Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Environmental Engineers in the United States is around $101670 per year.

How much do Environmental Engineers make in the United States?

In the United States, Environmental Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $48.88 and a mean annual wage of $101670.

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Environmental Engineers earnings by experience

For Environmental Engineers positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $28.86 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $36.32 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $46.41, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $59.39. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $72.52 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Environmental Engineers roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $60020 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $75550 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $96530. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $123540, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $150840 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Environmental Engineers

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Earnings for Junior-level Environmental Engineers

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Earnings for Mid-level Environmental Engineers

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Earnings for Senior-level Environmental Engineers

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Earnings for Top-level Environmental Engineers

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)