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Environmental Engineering Technician Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental engineering technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of environmental engineering technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Environmental Engineering Technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,150
25th Percentile Wage
$32,440
50th Percentile Wage
$38,780
75th Percentile Wage
$46,240
90th Percentile Wage
$52,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineering technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.53
25th Percentile Wage
$15.60
50th Percentile Wage
$18.64
75th Percentile Wage
$22.23
90th Percentile Wage
$25.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for environmental engineering technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.47. The median hourly salary is $18.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of environmental engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,780-4.56%-3.64%
201540,550-4.12%-
201442,220-0.43%-
201342,4005.21%-
201240,190--

Table 3. Compare Environmental Engineering Technician Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,780 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for environmental engineering technicians in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of environmental engineering technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 36.2 percent (36.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 9.8 percent (9.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying State College.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$60,830
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$50,340
Newark-Union
$47,110
Pittsburgh
$46,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$43,630
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$38,780
State College
$34,970

See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.