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Environmental Engineer salary in United States

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

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The average salary for a environmental engineer is $82,903 per year in the United States. 692 salaries reported, updated at May 13, 2022.

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Top companies for Environmental Engineers in United States

  1. DCP Midstream LP
    246 reviews48 salaries reported
    $127,441per year
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Highest paying cities for Environmental Engineers in United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $101,039 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $96,071 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $96,065 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Boston, MA
    $94,639 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $90,907 per year
    31 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $89,921 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Salt Lake City, UT
    $81,802 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Jefferson City, MO
    $75,503 per year
    9 salaries reported
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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

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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

3,466 job openings

Average $64,703 per year

Environmental Compliance Specialist

5,639 job openings

Average $59,410 per year

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