Environmental Engineer Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,230
25th Percentile Wage
$68,350
50th Percentile Wage
$84,290
75th Percentile Wage
$105,850
90th Percentile Wage
$127,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,230.

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
$84,290
-8.97% -5.88%
2016
$91,850
5.73% -
2015
$86,590
-13.89% -
2014
$98,620
2.30% -
2013
$96,350
7.37% -
2012
$89,250
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of Virginia ranges from $70,350 to $96,730. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in Virginia is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $96,730. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Charlottesville (mean annual salary $95,340). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$96,730
Charlottesville
$95,340
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$86,760
Roanoke
$80,610
Richmond
$78,500
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$78,340
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$70,560
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,350




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