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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
$29,810
25th Percentile Wage
$36,430
50th Percentile Wage
$48,000
75th Percentile Wage
$60,610
90th Percentile Wage
$76,760

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 $76,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $29,810.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,0000.21%13.33%
201547,9003.01%-
201446,4605.79%-
201343,7704.96%-
201241,600--

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 $50,760. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $39,300). 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
$50,760
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$50,760
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,940
Engineering Services
$48,900
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,000
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$47,230
Testing Laboratories
$40,120
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,300

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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