How much does an Environmental Engineer I make in the United States? The average Environmental Engineer I salary in the United States is $73,021 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $63,618 and $82,436. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Environmental Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Environmental Engineer I Salary $55,057 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Environmental Engineer I Salary $63,618 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Environmental Engineer I Salary $73,021 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Environmental Engineer I Salary $82,436 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Environmental Engineer I Salary $91,008 US September 25, 2023
25% $63,618 10% $55,057 90% $91,008 75% $82,436 $73,021 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Environmental Engineer I

Environmental Engineer I identifies, assesses and resolves problems concerning the environment. May also design, install, operate and maintain measuring apparatus to determine the level of pollutants involving air, land, and water. Being an Environmental Engineer I performs experiments and reports findings on environmental consequences of equipment, tools, and procedures. Ensures the organization's conformance to federal, state, and local environmental legislation. Additionally, Environmental Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be an Environmental Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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