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Environmental Engineer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of environmental engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,060
25th Percentile Wage
$68,820
50th Percentile Wage
$90,000
75th Percentile Wage
$116,330
90th Percentile Wage
$141,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 engineers is $141,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineers is $54,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,000
0.29% 6.70%
2016
$89,740
7.40% -
2015
$83,100
0.54% -
2014
$82,650
0.41% -
2013
$82,310
-2.02% -
2012
$83,970
- -

Compare Environmental Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineers in ten industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for environmental engineer occupations is the other support services industry with an annual salary $112,290. The lowest paying industry is the facilities support services industry (annual salary $70,910). For detailed environmental engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Support Services
$112,290
Waste Collection
$104,370
Temporary Help Services
$98,940
Employment Services
$95,040
Administrative and Support Services
$94,390
Office Administrative Services
$93,300
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$91,720
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$89,090
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$85,560
Facilities Support Services
$70,910

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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