Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,610
25th Percentile Wage
$65,950
50th Percentile Wage
$95,870
75th Percentile Wage
$119,730
90th Percentile Wage
$157,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,610.

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
$95,870
9.50% 4.25%
2016
$86,760
-6.35% -
2015
$92,270
3.97% -
2014
$88,610
-4.72% -
2013
$92,790
1.07% -
2012
$91,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Texas ranges from $27,830 to $113,030. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $113,030. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $110,740). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$113,030
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$110,740
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$102,280
Fort Worth-Arlington
$100,030
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$99,620
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$99,340
Waco
$97,980
Victoria
$97,390
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$90,060
Corpus Christi
$88,670
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$86,800
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$82,800
El Paso
$79,350
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$75,420
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$48,550
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,830




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