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Highest Paying Cities for Environmental Engineers

The top 100 highest paying cities for environmental engineers (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 engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $135,790, Los Alamos County, New Mexico is the highest paying city for environmental engineers. It is followed by San Rafael, USA (average annual salary $127,320). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of environmental engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Environmental Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$135,790
30
2 San Rafael, USA
$127,320
50
3 Stockton, California
$118,360
30
4 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$114,180
730
5 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$114,060
150
6 Anchorage, Alaska
$113,780
230
7 Midland, Texas
$113,030
30
8 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$112,090
1,530
9 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$111,660
110
10 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$111,500
130
11 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$110,740
80
12 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$109,870
150
13 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$109,830
1,350
14 Knoxville, Tennessee
$109,740
340
15 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$108,690
40
16 St Marys County, Maryland
$108,590
60
17 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$108,180
750
18 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$106,930
40
19 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$106,620
430
20 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$105,280
500
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$105,070
790
22 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$104,660
830
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$104,110
2,030
24 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$104,040
40
25 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$103,570
100
26 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$102,720
160
27 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$102,280
40
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$101,500
2,040
29 Wichita, Kansas
$101,410
60
30 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$101,130
400
31 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$100,420
2,620
32 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$100,030
180
33 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$99,620
710
34 Redding, California
$99,480
30
35 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$99,340
540
36 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$99,260
400
37 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$99,170
50
38 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$98,920
30
39 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$98,550
60
40 Dayton, Ohio
$98,230
90
41 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$98,070
40
42 Decatur, Alabama
$98,030
30
43 Waco, Texas
$97,980
n/a
44 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$97,590
240
45 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$97,400
1,170
46 Victoria, Texas
$97,390
n/a
47 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$97,360
30
48 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$97,260
n/a
49 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$97,210
30
50 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$97,200
400
51 Huntsville, Alabama
$97,120
130
52 Elgin, USA
$96,820
n/a
53 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$96,730
40
54 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$96,610
160
55 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$96,600
50
56 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$96,570
700
57 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$96,010
30
58 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$95,830
640
59 Tacoma, Washington
$95,740
50
60 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$95,440
580
61 Charlottesville, Virginia
$95,340
70
62 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$95,190
210
63 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$95,120
870
64 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$95,070
70
65 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$94,960
30
66 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$94,790
900
67 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$94,390
30
68 Jacksonville, Florida
$93,820
120
69 Warner Robins, Georgia
$93,430
30
70 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$93,420
370
71 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$93,310
1,240
72 Fresno, California
$93,260
170
73 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$93,260
210
74 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$93,210
30
75 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$92,850
1,570
76 Port St Lucie, Florida
$92,850
60
77 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$92,740
2,500
78 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$92,520
410
79 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$92,490
90
80 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$92,460
60
81 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$92,320
40
82 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$92,260
30
83 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$92,100
70
84 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$91,600
n/a
85 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$91,430
70
86 Springfield, Illinois
$91,210
110
87 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$90,800
470
88 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$90,100
540
89 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$90,060
260
90 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$89,920
330
91 Columbus, Ohio
$89,910
90
92 Kansas City, Missouri
$89,770
420
93 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$89,680
50
94 Framingham, Massachusetts
$89,620
60
95 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$89,620
60
96 Jackson, Michigan
$89,580
30
97 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$89,530
180
98 Honolulu, Hawaii
$89,510
160
99 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$89,430
390
100 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$89,380
1,410
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