Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare environmental engineering technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Environmental Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,240
25th Percentile Wage
$38,800
50th Percentile Wage
$52,050
75th Percentile Wage
$67,800
90th Percentile Wage
$85,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineering technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $85,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid environmental engineering technicians is $30,240.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,0502.63%-2.52%
201550,680-3.61%-
201452,5103.47%-
201350,690-5.27%-
201253,360--

Compare Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of environmental engineering technicians in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $52,900. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $49,560). For detailed environmental engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,900
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$52,830
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$52,050
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$51,800
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,960
State government, including schools and hospitals
$49,560

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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