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Environmental engineer salary in United States

How much does an Environmental Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $85,211
Low $59,546
High $121,938
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a environmental engineer is $85,211 per year in the United States. 1.4k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2023

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Top companies for Environmental Engineers in United States

  1. Wallace, Montgomery & Associates
    13 reviews25 salaries reported
    $129,904per year
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Highest paying cities for Environmental Engineers near United States

  1. Lacey, WA
    $100,583 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $99,675 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Greenville, NC
    $92,175 per year
    123 salaries reported
  1. Salt Lake City, UT
    $87,229 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $84,520 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $82,830 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Centennial, CO
    $76,682 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $75,630 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Omaha, NE
    $74,409 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can an Environmental Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Environmental Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 50 ratings

78% of Environmental Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Environmental Scientist

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Environmental Consultant

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Average $64,006 per year

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Average $77,746 per year

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