Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Engineers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,890
25th Percentile Wage
$57,580
50th Percentile Wage
$78,910
75th Percentile Wage
$99,900
90th Percentile Wage
$126,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,910
2.48% 18.91%
2016
$76,950
-0.34% -
2015
$77,210
7.06% -
2014
$71,760
13.18% -
2013
$62,300
-2.71% -
2012
$63,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Alabama ranges from $55,270 to $98,030. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $98,030. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Huntsville (mean annual salary $97,120). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$98,030
Huntsville
$97,120
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$89,370
Anniston-Oxford
$82,570
Mobile
$75,950
Birmingham-Hoover
$70,070
Tuscaloosa
$69,600
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$66,770
Montgomery
$65,120
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$55,270




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