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What is the average salary for Environmental Engineers in the United States?

Environmental Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $41.51. Hourly wages typically start from $24.09 and go up to $60.28. Environmental Engineers earn an average salary of $86,340 per year. Salaries typically start from $50,120 and go up to $125,380.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Environmental Engineers in the United States earn:

$60.28 an hour $125,380 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Environmental Engineers in the United States earn:

$50.32 an hour $104,670 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Environmental Engineers in the United States earn:

$40.08 an hour $83,360 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Environmental Engineers in the United States earn:

$30.67 an hour $63,800 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Environmental Engineers in the United States earn:

$24.09 an hour $50,120 per year

Historical salary for Environmental Engineers in the United States

Environmental Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Environmental Engineer Salary in New Mexico $51.77 $107,680 # 1
Environmental Engineer Salary in Alaska $49.55 $103,060 # 2
Environmental Engineer Salary in California $47.79 $99,410 # 3
Environmental Engineer Salary in Virginia $47.33 $98,440 # 4
Environmental Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $46.94 $97,630 # 5
Environmental Engineer Salary in Louisiana $46.90 $97,550 # 6
Environmental Engineer Salary in Washington $44.81 $93,200 # 7
Environmental Engineer Salary in Texas $44.59 $92,750 # 8
Environmental Engineer Salary in Tennessee $44.30 $92,150 # 9
Environmental Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $43.72 $90,950 # 10
Environmental Engineer Salary in Vermont $43.57 $90,620 # 11
Environmental Engineer Salary in Hawaii $43.12 $89,680 # 12
Environmental Engineer Salary in New Jersey $43.00 $89,430 # 13
Environmental Engineer Salary in Maryland $42.90 $89,240 # 14
Environmental Engineer Salary in Iowa $42.60 $88,610 # 15
Environmental Engineer Salary in Connecticut $42.58 $88,560 # 16
Environmental Engineer Salary in New York $42.14 $87,650 # 17
Environmental Engineer Salary in Nevada $41.67 $86,670 # 18
Environmental Engineer Salary in Colorado $41.65 $86,620 # 19
Environmental Engineer Salary in Idaho $41.50 $86,330 # 20
Environmental Engineer Salary in Illinois $40.79 $84,850 # 21
Environmental Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $40.70 $84,650 # 22
Environmental Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $40.57 $84,390 # 23
Environmental Engineer Salary in Wyoming $40.29 $83,800 # 24
Environmental Engineer Salary in Michigan $40.24 $83,690 # 25
Environmental Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $40.23 $83,680 # 26
Environmental Engineer Salary in Kansas $40.04 $83,280 # 27
Environmental Engineer Salary in Oregon $39.83 $82,840 # 28
Environmental Engineer Salary in Maine $39.30 $81,750 # 29
Environmental Engineer Salary in Indiana $39.21 $81,560 # 30
Environmental Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $39.12 $81,370 # 31
Environmental Engineer Salary in Ohio $39.04 $81,190 # 32
Environmental Engineer Salary in Utah $38.87 $80,850 # 33
Environmental Engineer Salary in Delaware $38.86 $80,820 # 34
Environmental Engineer Salary in Arizona $38.65 $80,390 # 35
Environmental Engineer Salary in North Carolina $38.55 $80,180 # 36
Environmental Engineer Salary in South Dakota $38.51 $80,090 # 37
Environmental Engineer Salary in Nebraska $38.12 $79,280 # 38
Environmental Engineer Salary in Missouri $37.98 $79,000 # 39
Environmental Engineer Salary in Arkansas $37.43 $77,850 # 40
Environmental Engineer Salary in Minnesota $37.40 $77,790 # 41
Environmental Engineer Salary in North Dakota $36.98 $76,920 # 42
Environmental Engineer Salary in West Virginia $36.51 $75,940 # 43
Environmental Engineer Salary in Montana $36.50 $75,920 # 44
Environmental Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $36.48 $75,870 # 45
Environmental Engineer Salary in Alabama $36.25 $75,400 # 46
Environmental Engineer Salary in Kentucky $36.19 $75,280 # 47
Environmental Engineer Salary in Georgia $35.32 $73,470 # 48
Environmental Engineer Salary in South Carolina $34.94 $72,680 # 49
Environmental Engineer Salary in Mississippi $34.70 $72,170 # 50
Environmental Engineer Salary in Florida $33.51 $69,690 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics