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Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineering technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,310
25th Percentile Wage
$37,090
50th Percentile Wage
$48,360
75th Percentile Wage
$61,150
90th Percentile Wage
$76,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $76,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $31,310.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,360
0.74% 13.98%
2016
$48,000
0.21% -
2015
$47,900
3.01% -
2014
$46,460
5.79% -
2013
$43,770
4.96% -
2012
$41,600
- -

Compare Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineering technicians in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $58,360. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $40,110). For detailed environmental engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$58,360
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$58,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,360
Engineering Services
$48,010
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$46,570
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,030
Testing Laboratories
$40,110

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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