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Environmental Engineer Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,050
25th Percentile Wage
$54,420
50th Percentile Wage
$71,330
75th Percentile Wage
$86,210
90th Percentile Wage
$102,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental engineers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,050.

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
$71,330
1.07% -12.07%
2016
$70,570
-4.45% -
2015
$73,710
-1.34% -
2014
$74,700
0.01% -
2013
$74,690
-7.03% -
2012
$79,940
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental engineers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental engineers in state of West Virginia ranges from $22,960 to $94,790. The highest paying area for environmental engineers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $94,790. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,380). The lowest paying area is Wheeling with a median annual salary of $22,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$94,790
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$75,380
Huntington-Ashland
$75,110
Charleston
$71,630
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$68,170
Morgantown
$57,160
Wheeling
$22,960




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