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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 $118,900, Anchorage, Alaska is the highest paying city for environmental engineers. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $113,940). 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 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 Anchorage, Alaska
$118,900
250
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$113,940
550
3 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$113,680
50
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$113,460
1,590
5 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$113,110
140
6 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$112,800
1,010
7 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$110,880
110
8 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$109,780
310
9 St Marys County, Maryland
$108,590
60
10 Dayton, Ohio
$108,570
60
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$107,450
1,400
12 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$107,070
1,080
13 Knoxville, Tennessee
$106,710
370
14 Stockton, California
$105,980
60
15 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$105,280
500
16 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$104,340
140
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$104,110
2,030
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$103,590
750
19 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$103,200
100
20 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$102,840
800
21 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$102,730
80
22 Wichita, Kansas
$102,520
50
23 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$102,280
40
24 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$101,870
130
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$99,710
990
26 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$99,260
590
27 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$99,170
50
28 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$99,160
180
29 Fairbanks, Alaska
$98,470
60
30 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$98,070
40
31 Victoria, Texas
$97,390
n/a
32 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$97,260
n/a
33 Huntsville, Alabama
$96,700
120
34 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$96,310
530
35 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$96,210
800
36 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$96,120
90
37 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$96,110
1,400
38 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$94,960
30
39 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$94,320
830
40 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$94,020
280
41 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$93,860
730
42 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$93,860
30
43 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$93,640
70
44 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$93,320
1,260
45 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$93,210
30
46 Port St Lucie, Florida
$92,850
60
47 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$92,720
30
48 Camden, New Jersey
$92,640
110
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$92,570
2,850
50 Mobile, Alabama
$92,330
110
51 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$92,320
40
52 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$92,000
110
53 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$91,940
290
54 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$91,430
70
55 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$91,430
220
56 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$91,020
100
57 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$91,020
70
58 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$90,910
270
59 Toledo, Ohio
$90,640
30
60 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$90,240
30
61 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$90,170
630
62 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$90,150
60
63 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$90,150
90
64 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$90,080
460
65 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$89,730
60
66 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$89,670
220
67 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$89,620
60
68 Honolulu, Hawaii
$89,510
160
69 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$89,430
400
70 Tacoma, Washington
$89,400
50
71 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$89,380
1,410
72 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$89,370
200
73 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$89,040
70
74 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$88,800
220
75 Jacksonville, Florida
$88,670
170
76 Kansas City, Missouri
$88,670
430
77 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$88,460
1,270
78 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$88,440
420
79 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$88,440
60
80 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$88,110
1,780
81 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$88,000
410
82 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$87,880
490
83 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$87,850
30
84 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$87,830
50
85 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$87,530
420
86 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$87,430
470
87 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$87,250
500
88 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$87,130
2,190
89 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$86,850
140
90 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$86,800
850
91 Columbus, Ohio
$86,570
140
92 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$86,500
210
93 Olympia, Washington
$86,330
130
94 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$86,310
510
95 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$86,120
550
96 Springfield, Illinois
$86,030
120
97 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$85,810
30
98 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$85,690
70
99 Peabody, Massachusetts
$85,440
30
100 Richmond, Virginia
$85,180
240
See also: Highest paying industries for environmental engineers.