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Environmental Engineer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of environmental engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineer salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,950
25th Percentile Wage
$46,690
50th Percentile Wage
$70,810
75th Percentile Wage
$91,160
90th Percentile Wage
$111,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $111,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineers is $35,950.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,810
-1.79% 34.23%
2016
$72,080
8.23% -
2015
$66,150
-3.49% -
2014
$68,460
34.85% -
2013
$44,600
-4.42% -
2012
$46,570
- -

Compare Environmental Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineers in five industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals industry with an annual salary $77,630. The lowest paying industry is the hospitals - state government owned industry (annual salary $24,160). For detailed environmental engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$77,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$77,340
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$77,280
Hospitals - Privately owned
$76,930
Hospitals - State government owned
$24,160

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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