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Highest Paying Cities for Environmental Engineering Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for environmental engineering technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of environmental engineering technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $83,350, Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina is the highest paying city for environmental engineering technicians. It is followed by Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (average annual salary $74,750). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of environmental engineering technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Environmental Engineering Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$83,350
50
2 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$74,750
40
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$71,930
220
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$71,840
140
5 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$70,740
30
6 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$69,870
40
7 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$69,510
190
8 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$67,810
160
9 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$67,730
40
10 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$65,710
30
11 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$65,600
210
12 Salem, Oregon
$65,380
n/a
13 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$64,100
220
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$64,050
230
15 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$64,030
70
16 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$63,160
290
17 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,380
170
18 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$62,200
40
19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$60,830
80
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,730
540
21 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$59,490
290
22 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$58,060
270
23 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$57,770
160
24 Anchorage, Alaska
$57,750
100
25 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$57,620
310
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$57,250
620
27 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$57,140
50
28 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$57,030
n/a
29 Madison, Wisconsin
$56,910
40
30 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$56,720
220
31 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$56,710
210
32 Knoxville, Tennessee
$56,440
200
33 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$56,390
140
34 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$56,250
50
35 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,200
200
36 Richmond, Virginia
$55,900
100
37 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$55,790
60
38 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$55,460
390
39 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$55,000
40
40 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$54,890
150
41 Johnson City, Tennessee
$54,530
40
42 Columbus, Ohio
$54,400
70
43 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$54,370
190
44 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$53,800
80
45 Huntsville, Alabama
$53,640
110
46 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$53,640
30
47 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$52,230
120
48 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$52,220
1,090
49 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$51,430
90
50 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,380
260
51 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$50,340
70
52 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$50,340
150
53 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$49,680
30
54 Honolulu, Hawaii
$49,610
90
55 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$49,580
40
56 Springfield, Massachusetts
$49,150
50
57 Lincoln, Nebraska
$49,090
40
58 Gary, Indiana
$48,410
50
59 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$48,210
40
60 Salt Lake City, Utah
$47,990
170
61 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$47,970
80
62 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$47,800
150
63 Billings, Montana
$47,780
40
64 Framingham, Massachusetts
$47,320
50
65 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$47,110
190
66 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$46,990
80
67 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$46,980
450
68 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$46,750
290
69 Mobile, Alabama
$46,600
40
70 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$46,570
50
71 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$46,570
90
72 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$46,480
140
73 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$46,360
90
74 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$46,340
570
75 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$46,230
130
76 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$46,220
50
77 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$46,040
650
78 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$45,860
60
79 Syracuse, New York
$45,670
80
80 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$45,570
140
81 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$45,540
230
82 Charleston, West Virginia
$45,480
50
83 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$45,230
80
84 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$45,200
170
85 Stockton, California
$44,810
70
86 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$44,690
60
87 Kansas City, Missouri
$44,240
110
88 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$44,190
80
89 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$43,940
70
90 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$43,630
460
91 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$43,570
60
92 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$43,460
110
93 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$43,040
40
94 Fresno, California
$42,860
60
95 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$42,650
60
96 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$41,710
60
97 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$41,180
30
98 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$40,930
190
99 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$40,320
30
100 Lafayette, Louisiana
$39,780
40
See also: Highest paying industries for environmental engineering technicians.