Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineering technician salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,820
25th Percentile Wage
$36,450
50th Percentile Wage
$52,700
75th Percentile Wage
$77,410
90th Percentile Wage
$112,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) environmental engineering technicians is $112,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $29,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,700
2.07% 33.30%
2016
$51,610
23.97% -
2015
$39,240
4.77% -
2014
$37,370
6.29% -
2013
$35,020
-0.37% -
2012
$35,150
- -

Compare Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineering technicians in nine industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for environmental engineering technician occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $108,150. The lowest paying industry is the construction of buildings industry (annual salary $33,210). For detailed environmental engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonresidential Building Construction
$108,150
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$50,130
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$49,920
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$48,050
Building Equipment Contractors
$47,050
Specialty Trade Contractors
$41,100
Utility System Construction
$38,910
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$38,830
Construction of Buildings
$33,210

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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