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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 $62,730, Washington is the highest paying state for environmental engineering technicians. It is followed by Nevada (average annual salary $61,070). 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 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
$62,730
$34,250 350
2 Nevada
$61,070
$36,890 110
3 Oregon
$60,760
$40,780 200
4 Maryland
$60,070
$27,950 420
5 California
$59,320
$35,610 2,590
6 Alaska
$59,030
$41,870 150
7 Ohio
$56,560
$37,140 320
8 South Carolina
$56,460
$29,190 390
9 Colorado
$55,260
$35,940 340
10 Puerto Rico
$54,220
$22,390 180
11 Montana
$53,690
$31,700 50
12 Texas
$53,350
$33,040 780
13 New Mexico
$52,450
$32,400 120
14 North Dakota
$52,180
$39,470 90
15 Maine
$52,040
$29,310 70
16 Illinois
$51,460
$31,850 420
17 Connecticut
$50,120
$36,770 150
18 Hawaii
$49,610
$36,770 90
19 New York
$49,500
$27,730 1,220
20 Virginia
$49,210
$29,250 410
21 Arizona
$49,100
$29,550 160
22 Wisconsin
$48,730
$34,200 160
23 Wyoming
$48,040
$35,360 60
24 Iowa
$47,620
$33,460 110
25 Vermont
$47,620
$32,100 90
26 Alabama
$47,400
$32,230 210
27 Utah
$47,130
$30,130 230
28 Kentucky
$46,810
$31,650 140
29 Michigan
$46,000
$30,120 250
30 Massachusetts
$45,680
$33,420 650
31 North Carolina
$45,630
$30,300 290
32 New Jersey
$45,500
$32,480 510
33 Idaho
$45,260
$30,370 40
34 Delaware
$44,340
$28,280 50
35 Louisiana
$44,120
$22,160 370
36 Indiana
$44,090
$27,120 270
37 Pennsylvania
$43,640
$27,980 940
38 Kansas
$43,010
$23,710 90
39 Tennessee
$42,380
$27,630 670
40 Minnesota
$42,190
$33,200 290
41 Florida
$41,250
$26,650 680
42 Nebraska
$40,830
$27,060 230
43 Missouri
$40,330
$25,960 300
44 Arkansas
$40,050
$32,070 180
45 South Dakota
$39,770
$27,660 30
46 Georgia
$39,180
$28,080 640
47 West Virginia
$38,940
$26,980 120
48 Oklahoma
$36,550
$22,740 370
49 Mississippi
$35,140
$25,960 180

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of environmental engineering technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for environmental engineering technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.