Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental engineers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental engineers amongst Michigan metropolitan areas 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,210
25th Percentile Wage
$72,740
50th Percentile Wage
$88,120
75th Percentile Wage
$112,530
90th Percentile Wage
$131,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,210.

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
$88,120
3.04% 11.35%
2016
$85,440
1.84% -
2015
$83,870
1.20% -
2014
$82,860
4.84% -
2013
$78,850
0.93% -
2012
$78,120
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Engineers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Michigan ranges from $67,610 to $101,130. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $101,130. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $95,830). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $67,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$101,130
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$95,830
Jackson
$89,580
Ann Arbor
$89,160
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$86,600
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$81,010
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$78,120
Lansing-East Lansing
$78,100
Niles-Benton Harbor
$77,810
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$76,330
Kalamazoo-Portage
$75,430
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$75,190
Holland-Grand Haven
$70,440
South Bend-Mishawaka
$67,610




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