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
$42,380
25th Percentile Wage
$52,470
50th Percentile Wage
$67,930
75th Percentile Wage
$92,010
90th Percentile Wage
$121,880

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 $121,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineers is $42,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,930-9.17%5.56%
201574,1604.56%-
201470,7804.86%-
201367,3404.74%-
201264,150--

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

The average salaries of environmental engineers in four 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 industry with an annual salary $69,280. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $64,130). 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
$69,280
Educational Services
$67,930
Educational Services - State government owned
$64,130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,130

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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