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Environmental Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Environmental Engineer"

How much does an Environmental Engineer in the federal government get paid? $91,305.68* *Based on the 2005 average.

Environmental Engineer was the 105th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 2,354 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Environmental Engineering, with an average salary of $92,334.

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 1,970 $92,333.87
Department of Energy 74 $101,625.43
Indian Health Service 47 $58,088.09
Forest Service 35 $75,505.34
Natural Resources Conservation Service 22 $78,510.09
U.S. Coast Guard 19 $83,590.79
Veterans Health Administration 15 $78,237.47
National Park Service 14 $89,898.86
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 14 $91,658.29
Federal Aviation Administration 13 $90,363.69
Headquarters, Nasa 12 $114,017.83
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 12 $95,547.83
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $71,206.10
Goddard Space Flight Center 10 $95,239.40
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 9 $84,838.78
Bureau of Land Management 9 $88,815.00
Geological Survey 6 $71,878.33
Public Buildings Service 6 $83,696.83
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 6 $90,442.83
National Institutes of Health 5 $91,753.40
Departmental Administration 5 $111,053.80
Agricultural Research Service 5 $65,698.20
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 4 $92,134.00
U.S. Mint 3 $99,111.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $97,009.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $103,469.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $95,886.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $87,055.50
Indian Affairs 2 $82,418.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $91,242.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $66,632.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $64,006.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $91,315.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $105,048.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $94,721.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $96,474.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $114,882.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $64,711.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $92,788.00
Department of State 1 $91,315.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $100,152.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $97,206.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $72,554.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $97,213.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $97,213.00
Federal Supply Service 1 $84,521.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $135,136.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $125,873.00

Environmental Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Environmental Engineer is $91,305.68. The highest paid Environmental Engineer made $187,611 in 2005.

Common Environmental Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Environmental Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,208
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 55
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 39
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 17
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 9
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 6
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 4
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
EK - Nat Defense Auth Act 1995 Energy Exc Svc 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

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
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Multiseries Position Classification Standard for Therapist Professional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
International CooperationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Environmental Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Environmental Engineer was $87,708. Since then, the average pay has increased to $113,468 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0819.

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