Environmental Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$35,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$35,000
Median 50%
$45,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Phillips 66
Highest Paying City
Bay Shore, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an environmental technician make?
The national average salary for an Environmental Technician in the U.S. is $35,696 annually or $17.16 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 18,000. The top 10 percent earn over $45,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $27,000 annually. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Environmental Technicians. New York, New Jersey, Kansas, Iowa, and Illinois are some of the states with the best Environmental Technician salaries in the US. Most Environmental Technicians spend 2.6 years in the position.

Average Environmental Technician Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Environmental Technician in the United States is $35,696 per year or $17.16 per hour. Environmental Technicians make the most in Bay Shore, NY at about $62,112 per year. The average entry-level salary in Bay Shore, NY is $41,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Environmental Technician salaries are New York, New Jersey, Kansas, Iowa, and Illinois. Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida have the lowest Environmental Technician salaries.

Map of Environmental Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Environmental Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Environmental Technician Salary By Company

Environmental Technicians report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Environmental Technicians are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Phillips 66 and Merck & Co. are the highest paying companies. Companies like Smith & Nephew and BAE Systems also report very competitive wages for Environmental Technicians.

Average Environmental Technician Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Environmental Technician works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Utilities companies pay higher-than-average wages for Environmental Technicians. Salaries for Environmental Technicians in Finance companies average $38,477 annually, while Health Care companies and Utilities companies pay $36,754 and $36,067, respectively. The average salary for Environmental Technicians in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $34,270.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$38,477
$38k
Health Care
Health Care
$36,754
$37k
Utilities
Utilities
$36,067
$36k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$35,525
$36k
Professional
Professional
$35,347
$35k
Construction
Construction
$34,878
$35k
Retail
Retail
$34,270
$34k

Environmental Technician Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Environmental Technician Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Environmental Technician II
04/18/2020
$32,703
*Landfill Environmental Technician or Trainee
03/30/2020
$48,203
Environmental Technician
03/18/2020
$43,827
City of College Station
Environmental Technician
03/05/2020
$37,898
University of Utah
Environmental Technician
02/24/2020
$31,305
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Environmental Technician
01/31/2020
$50,000
Environmental Technician
01/26/2020
$31,305
Environmental Technician
01/23/2020
$54,851
Environmental Technician
01/23/2020
$56,203
Environmental Technician
01/22/2020
$37,263
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