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Environmental Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Environmental Engineer"

How much does an Environmental Engineer in the federal government get paid? $87,707.62* *Based on the 2004 average.
2,390 EMPLOYEES
$208.92M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Environmental Engineer was the 105th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 2,390 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Environmental Engineering, with an average salary of $88,590.

Government Environmental Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Environmental Engineering job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired an Environmental Engineer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Environmental Protection Agency 2,011 $88,589.76
Department of Energy 78 $98,112.01
Indian Health Service 52 $54,386.96
Forest Service 38 $71,995.24
Natural Resources Conservation Service 20 $77,087.35
U.S. Coast Guard 19 $80,182.68
National Park Service 15 $85,733.53
Federal Aviation Administration 13 $86,481.46
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 12 $87,195.42
Headquarters, Nasa 12 $107,874.42
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 12 $90,592.83
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $75,463.27
Goddard Space Flight Center 10 $93,936.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 9 $81,273.78
Bureau of Land Management 7 $87,555.57
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 7 $91,230.43
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 6 $79,051.50
Public Buildings Service 5 $80,598.20
Geological Survey 4 $65,760.75
Departmental Administration 4 $103,786.67
National Institutes of Health 3 $100,335.67
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 3 $92,816.33
Agricultural Research Service 3 $55,885.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $107,864.67
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 3 $85,580.00
U.S. Mint 3 $93,865.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $91,298.50
Indian Affairs 2 $79,438.00
Federal Supply Service 2 $84,133.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $54,664.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $86,041.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $107,934.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $130,305.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $93,742.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $69,855.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 1 $96,572.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $93,742.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $83,826.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $85,210.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $110,775.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $91,338.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $85,210.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $64,530.00
Veterans Health Administration 1 $110,775.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $90,891.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $93,732.00
Department of State 1 $105,094.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $62,397.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $90,682.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $101,139.00

Environmental Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Environmental Engineer is $87,707.62. The highest paid Environmental Engineer made $145,600 in 2004.

Common Environmental Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Environmental Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,214
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 60
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 59
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 17
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 8
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 6
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 3
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific
Occupation Family: 0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Environmental Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Distribution Facilities and Storage ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Management and Program AnalysisAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Landscape ArchitectureProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Health System SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Social WorkProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Environmental Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for an Environmental Engineer was $87,708. Since then, the average pay has increased to $118,261 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0819.

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