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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Environmental Service Technician Salary

$14.57 hourly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$30,301 yearly

Entry level Salary
$25,000 yearly
$25,000
10 %
$30,301
Median
$36,000
90 %

How much does an Environmental Service Technician make?

Environmental service technicians make $30,301 per year on average, or $14.57 per hour, in the United States. Environmental service technicians on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $36,000.

Location impacts how much an environmental service technician can expect to make. Environmental service technicians make the most in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Illinois, and Minnesota.

Highest Paying States For Environmental Service Technicians

Environmental Service Technician average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Connecticut$35,344$16.99572
2Vermont$35,076$16.86123
3Illinois$34,805$16.731,870
4Alaska$33,114$15.92186
5Minnesota$34,333$16.511,041
6Iowa$31,111$14.961,092
7Wisconsin$31,796$15.29932
8Massachusetts$35,204$16.931,281
9South Dakota$33,021$15.88147
10Missouri$31,890$15.33892
11Maine$30,668$14.74352
12Montana$31,425$15.11182
13North Dakota$30,104$14.47154
14North Carolina$29,770$14.311,566
15Michigan$29,032$13.961,213
16Hawaii$33,990$16.34127
17Virginia$31,307$15.051,428
18Mississippi$28,158$13.54361
19West Virginia$28,355$13.63236
20New Jersey$31,064$14.931,130
21Ohio$29,782$14.321,245
22Maryland$31,224$15.01945
23Nebraska$28,046$13.48431
24New York$31,417$15.101,689
25California$32,189$15.483,877
26Arizona$27,900$13.41969
27Indiana$27,426$13.191,108
28Kansas$28,914$13.90421
29Oregon$29,871$14.36546
30Wyoming$29,051$13.9783
31Colorado$28,883$13.89983
32South Carolina$27,924$13.43646
33Kentucky$27,413$13.18573
34Louisiana$26,789$12.88533
35Pennsylvania$28,876$13.881,358
36Washington$29,674$14.27979
37Arkansas$27,304$13.13397
38Texas$27,541$13.242,947
39Idaho$28,930$13.91204
40New Mexico$28,539$13.72247
41New Hampshire$27,486$13.21270
42Delaware$28,352$13.63179
43Nevada$26,657$12.82331
44Utah$26,965$12.96483
45Florida$24,398$11.732,984
46District of Columbia$28,652$13.78153
47Georgia$24,729$11.891,902
48Tennessee$24,635$11.84947
49Rhode Island$27,568$13.25132
50Alabama$25,273$12.15615
51Oklahoma$25,466$12.24400

Highest Paying Cities For Environmental Service Technicians

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Chicago, IL$34,908$16.78
2Rochester, MN$34,408$16.54
3Sioux Falls, SD$33,330$16.02
4Saint Joseph, MO$31,990$15.38
5Madison, WI$31,849$15.31
6Newport Beach, CA$31,656$15.22
7Rochester, NY$31,194$15.00
8Portland, ME$30,615$14.72
9Fargo, ND$30,329$14.58
10Vancouver, WA$30,249$14.54
11Durham, NC$30,223$14.53
12Westerville, OH$29,946$14.40
13Tualatin, OR$29,774$14.31
14Kansas City, KS$29,239$14.06
15Grand Rapids, MI$29,147$14.01

Environmental Service Technician Salary Details

Environmental Service Technician Salary

What is an Environmental Service Technician's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$36,000$3,000$17
75th Percentile$33,000$2,750$16
Average$30,301$2,525$15
25th Percentile$27,000$2,250$13
10th Percentile$25,000$2,083$12

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Laboratory Analyst$44,766$3,731$21.5244,074
Housekeeping Aide$27,099$2,258$13.03113,524
Technician$37,303$3,109$17.93596,842
Field Technician Engineer$48,675$4,056$23.4073,704
Floor Technician$29,772$2,481$14.3131,859
Archaeological Field Technician$43,680$3,640$21.0060,923

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Wellstar Health System Jobs (16)
  2. Cedars-Sinai Jobs (15)
  3. Mayo Clinic Jobs (44)
  4. Aramark Jobs (24)
  5. North Carolina Central University Jobs (16)

Which Companies Pay Environmental Service Technicians The Most?

The highest paying companies for environmental service technicians are Hospice of Northwest Ohio and North Arkansas Regional Medical Center according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like Northwestern Medical Center and Cincinnati State report highly competitive wages for environmental service technicians.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Hospice of Northwest Ohio$35,369$17.001
2North Arkansas Regional Medical Center$34,597$16.631
3Northwestern Medical Center$34,372$16.521
4Cincinnati State$34,319$16.50
5Stericycle$33,979$16.3459
6Hoag$33,951$16.323
7Heartland Home Health Inc.$33,119$15.92
8Virginia Mason Medical Center$33,012$15.8718
9Children's Hospital Colorado$32,529$15.643
10Sutter Health$31,978$15.3752
11Skidmore College$31,915$15.343
12University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire$31,909$15.34
13St. Mary's Health Inc.$31,887$15.3311
14Children's Hospital Los Angeles$31,732$15.263
15Cedars-Sinai$31,642$15.215
16Cancer Treatment Centers of America$31,542$15.164
17Northwestern Medicine$31,519$15.1542
18Novant Health$31,500$15.149
19Waverly Health Center$31,351$15.07
20UC Health$31,326$15.065

Environmental Service Technician Salary Trends

Average Environmental Service Technician Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Environmental Service Technician Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$30,300$14.57+0.4%
    2021$30,200$14.50+3.1%
    2020$29,200$14.06+1.5%
    2019$28,800$13.85+2.9%
    2018$28,000$13.45+2.6%

    Recently Added Environmental Service Technician Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Unitypoint HealthEnvironmental Services Technician LeadFort Dodge, IA05/31/2022$31,827
    Molari Employment ServicesEnvironmental Services TechPittsfield, MA05/31/2022$43,827
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityEnvironmental Services Technician, NightsPortland, OR05/31/2022$31,305
    Good Samaritan SocietyEnvironmental Services Technician/Housekeeping-SF Village-DaysSioux Falls, SD05/29/2022$31,305
    Pacific Medical CentersEnvironmental Services Technician-Ballard Day ShiftSeattle, WA05/29/2022$60,000
    Swedish Health ServicesEnvironmental Services Technician-Ballard Day ShiftSeattle, WA05/29/2022$60,000
    Good Samaritan SocietyEnvironmental Services Technician-Sunset DriveMandan, ND05/29/2022$31,305
    Sanford HealthEnvironmental Services Technician-PRNBelington, WV05/28/2022$22,957
    Good Samaritan SocietyEnvironmental Services TechnicianBlaine, WA05/28/2022$31,305
    Southwestern Oregon CommunityEnvironmental Services Technician-TemporaryCoos Bay, OR05/27/2022$26,797

    Environmental Service Technician Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Environmental Service Technicians the most?

    Connecticut pays Environmental Service Technicians the most in the United States, with an average salary of $35,344 per year, or $16.99 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as an Environmental Service Technician?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Environmental Service Technician if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Massachusetts you should be paid close to $35,204 per year.

    What type of Environmental Service Technician gets paid the most?

    Senior Field Technician gets paid the most. Senior Field Technician made a median salary of $58,011. The best-paid 10 percent make $69,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $48,000.

    Do service technicians make good money?

    No, service technicians do not make good money. Service Technicians make $37,440 annually, or $18 an hour, which is below a liveable wage of $43,000 annually or $20.67 an hour in the US.

    How much do environmental workers make?

    Environmental workers make a wide range of salaries, depending on what their specific role is. If you see roles hiring environmental workers, read the description carefully. There are many jobs that fall under this category, some scientific and specialized, while others focus on cleaning dangerous waste.

    How much does an environmental technician make?

    An environmental technician makes $39,500 a year, or $19 an hour. The range of income may vary based on duties, education, work history, and location. This can be emergency response work that may include significant overtime hours and pay above the base.

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