Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,600
25th Percentile Wage
$43,950
50th Percentile Wage
$54,720
75th Percentile Wage
$70,200
90th Percentile Wage
$88,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $88,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $35,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,7201.63%-1.39%
201553,8300.67%-
201453,470-2.17%-
201354,630-1.56%-
201255,480--

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

The average salaries of environmental engineering technicians in 19 industries in the manufacturing 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 petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $70,990. The lowest paying industry is the steel product manufacturing from purchased steel industry (annual salary $36,940). For detailed environmental engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,990
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,990
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$66,770
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$65,900
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$59,560
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$56,730
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$56,530
Chemical Manufacturing
$56,100
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,050
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$54,470
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$53,600
Food Manufacturing
$53,400
Paper Manufacturing
$53,090
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$49,110
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$48,160
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$47,200
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$45,120
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$43,360
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$36,940

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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