Environmental Engineers

Environmental engineers use the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems. They work to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control.

$86,800

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Environmental Engineers

Currently employed

52,640

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

8%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Environmental Engineers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $108,350

California $102,110

Washington $97,530

District of Columbia $97,340

Louisiana $96,150

Texas $95,870

Kansas $94,150

Maryland $93,970

Colorado $93,880

Ohio $92,490

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Maxxing your 401k as Environmental Engineers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

21.9%

Per paycheck

$731.12

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $3,338.46
Pre Tax Retirement $731.12
Before Taxes $2,607.34
Taxes $782.20
Take Home $1,825.14

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