Environmental Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of environmental engineers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineer salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,130
25th Percentile Wage
$52,200
50th Percentile Wage
$66,160
75th Percentile Wage
$87,460
90th Percentile Wage
$117,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in the industry sector of educational 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 $117,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineers is $43,130.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,160
-2.68% 3.04%
2016
$67,930
-9.17% -
2015
$74,160
4.56% -
2014
$70,780
4.86% -
2013
$67,340
4.74% -
2012
$64,150
- -

Compare Environmental Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineers in eight industries in the educational 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $77,710. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,890). For detailed environmental engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$77,710
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$69,700
Educational Services - Privately owned
$69,190
Educational Services
$66,160
Educational Services - State government owned
$62,740
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$62,740
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$49,890
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$49,890

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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