Environmental Engineers


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Environmental Engineers

Environmental Engineers - Wages & Trends

Earnings vary based on the engineer's level of education. Those with advanced degrees usually earn higher wages. Wages also vary by area of the country.

Benefits vary by employer. Most full-time engineers receive benefits such as paid vacation, sick leave, and health insurance. Government employees usually also receive a retirement plan.

Environmental engineers (SOC 17-2081)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $34.35 $42.20 $54.90
Yearly $71,451 $87,779 $114,195
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $30.61 $38.01 $46.22
Yearly $63,676 $79,054 $96,132
    Cook County Hourly $38.63 $47.90 $57.39
Yearly $80,342 $99,622 $119,368
    Du Page County Hourly $32.70 $36.52 $42.49
Yearly $68,026 $75,969 $88,369
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $34.71 $41.37 $50.11
Yearly $72,207 $86,041 $104,232
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $36.12 $41.21 $41.37
Yearly $75,125 $85,720 $86,044
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $25.07 $29.96 $50.42
Yearly $52,153 $62,312 $104,865
    Lake County Hourly $39.66 $53.52 $68.34
Yearly $82,487 $111,329 $142,142
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $30.41 $41.36 $49.10
Yearly $63,246 $86,036 $102,130
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $34.04 $45.85 $55.62
Yearly $70,801 $95,372 $115,689
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $34.59 $41.37 $60.38
Yearly $71,946 $86,047 $125,598
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $41.37 $46.15 $49.47
Yearly $86,048 $95,982 $102,892
    Rockford Area Hourly $41.36 $49.34 $59.55
Yearly $86,033 $102,633 $123,864
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $17.21 $19.10 $23.47
Yearly $35,795 $39,732 $48,821
    Springfield Area Hourly $32.67 $41.21 $41.37
Yearly $67,963 $85,717 $86,043
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $35.61 $41.36 $52.23
Yearly $74,078 $86,039 $108,636
    Will County Hourly $52.16 $56.78 $61.40
Yearly $108,494 $118,106 $127,718
United States Hourly $32.69 $42.72 $54.93
Yearly $68,000 $88,860 $114,250

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.