Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers amongst Louisiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Environmental Engineers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,950
25th Percentile Wage
$67,060
50th Percentile Wage
$96,150
75th Percentile Wage
$123,950
90th Percentile Wage
$156,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,150
4.13% 13.65%
2016
$92,180
6.08% -
2015
$86,580
-3.16% -
2014
$89,320
2.47% -
2013
$87,110
4.68% -
2012
$83,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Louisiana ranges from $60,600 to $109,870. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $109,870. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $102,720). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $60,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$109,870
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$102,720
Lake Charles
$98,920
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$65,470
Lafayette
$60,600




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