Environmental Engineers

What Are The Training Requirements for Environmental Engineers?

Environmental engineers need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Environmental engineers
Typical education of Environmental engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 4.4
Some College 4.9
Associates Degree 3.2
Bachelors Degree 48.3
Masters Degree 33.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.9

What Is the Employment Outlook for Environmental Engineers?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more environmental engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 22,000 more.

This career includes 55,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Environmental Engineers Make?

On average, environmental engineers make $42.56 per hour or $88,530 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Environmental Engineers?

Hourly income for Environmental engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Environmental engineers $23.96 $30.70 $40.81 $51.89 $62.56
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Engineers $26.76 $33.75 $43.75 $56.42 $70.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Environmental Engineers?

Annual salary for Environmental engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Environmental engineers $49,830 $63,860 $84,890 $107,920 $130,120
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Engineers $55,670 $70,190 $91,010 $117,350 $147,670
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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