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
$35,830
25th Percentile Wage
$44,620
50th Percentile Wage
$58,420
75th Percentile Wage
$81,830
90th Percentile Wage
$98,750

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 $98,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $35,830.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,420
6.33% 5.03%
2016
$54,720
1.63% -
2015
$53,830
0.67% -
2014
$53,470
-2.17% -
2013
$54,630
-1.56% -
2012
$55,480
- -

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

The average salaries of environmental engineering technicians in 25 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 transportation equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $80,890. 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
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$80,890
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$66,570
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$65,900
Chemical Manufacturing
$62,610
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$61,390
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$61,240
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$61,190
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$61,190
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,570
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$57,990
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$56,730
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,100
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,330
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$54,240
Paper Manufacturing
$53,090
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$51,400
Food Manufacturing
$50,100
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$48,910
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$47,850
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$47,200
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$45,850
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$45,120
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$42,060
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$41,670
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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