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Highest Paying States for Environmental Engineering Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $71,690, Washington is the highest paying state for environmental engineering technicians. It is followed by Nevada (average annual salary $61,810). 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 engineering technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Environmental Engineering Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Washington
$71,690
$37,720 520
2 Nevada
$61,810
$35,740 140
3 California
$59,320
$35,610 2,930
4 Alaska
$57,780
$36,660 170
5 South Carolina
$56,460
$29,190 330
6 New York
$56,160
$29,300 780
7 Colorado
$55,850
$36,900 340
8 Tennessee
$55,740
$33,470 740
9 New Hampshire
$55,550
$38,780 60
10 Maine
$55,520
$41,150 40
11 Oregon
$55,510
$31,850 220
12 North Dakota
$54,990
$41,380 90
13 Wisconsin
$54,420
$36,760 170
14 Connecticut
$53,750
$29,910 100
15 Illinois
$53,470
$34,350 500
16 Maryland
$53,370
$32,640 640
17 Hawaii
$50,900
$34,410 30
18 West Virginia
$50,790
$34,820 90
19 Delaware
$50,120
$30,620 60
20 Arizona
$49,590
$32,540 180
21 Wyoming
$49,510
$38,030 50
22 Nebraska
$49,430
$28,130 120
23 Texas
$49,110
$31,010 980
24 Massachusetts
$49,020
$30,000 500
25 Utah
$48,330
$30,490 240
26 Kentucky
$48,170
$30,640 130
27 Ohio
$48,000
$33,020 500
28 Alabama
$47,490
$28,650 280
29 Michigan
$47,140
$32,430 210
30 Vermont
$47,020
$34,230 90
31 North Carolina
$46,660
$27,210 240
32 Virginia
$46,620
$29,330 420
33 Idaho
$45,800
$31,500 40
34 Iowa
$45,760
$33,800 90
35 Pennsylvania
$44,600
$29,630 980
36 Indiana
$43,970
$26,430 230
37 New Jersey
$43,960
$32,850 440
38 Kansas
$43,930
$32,530 80
39 Oklahoma
$43,860
$24,390 420
40 New Mexico
$42,670
$32,350 110
41 Louisiana
$42,490
$22,720 450
42 Florida
$42,450
$29,240 790
43 Minnesota
$42,190
$33,200 580
44 Georgia
$40,480
$29,220 710
45 Rhode Island
$40,280
$32,820 40
46 Missouri
$40,210
$26,830 340
47 South Dakota
$39,770
$27,660 30
48 Arkansas
$39,210
$34,430 130
49 Montana
$38,230
$30,820 120
50 Mississippi
$35,150
$25,690 160
51 Puerto Rico
$30,790
$20,360 160
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