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Environmental Technician Salary

$61,026 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,208

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Environmental Technician is $61,026 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Technician is between $44,265 and $74,935. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Creates methods and devices used in the prevention, control, and correction of environmental hazards, working closely with environmental engineers and scientists.
  • Uses principles and theories of science and engineering to solve technical problems.
  • Inspects and keeps equipment affecting air pollution and recycling maintained.
  • Conducts tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil, utilizing knowledge of agriculture, chemistry, meteorology, and principles of applied technologies.
  • Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists and engineers.
Environmental Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Job family population: 32,600

Estimated population of Environmental Technician jobs: 4,431

Rate of error: 2.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,746
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Environmental Technician Job Listings for United States

Environmental Technician - Specialist in Remediation
Dec 11
Clovis, CA, USA
Krazan & Associates, Inc.
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN - SPECIALIST FOR OUR REMEDIATION DIVISION (Note: This is not an EHS position) We're a family of hard-working professionals dedicated to our client's needs. This is a great ...
Safety, Health & Environmental Technician II
Dec 13
Bremerton, Washington, USA
Global a 1st Flagship Company
Environmental Protection Act; Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA); Water Pollution Prevention Act; Naval Inactive Ships Maintenance Office Instructions; and other Federal, State & Local ...
Environmental Technician
Dec 3
Denver, CO, USA
Colorado Network Staffing, Inc.
Environmental Technician Classification Full Time - Temporary Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective Under direct supervision, performs routine duties in the areas of sampling ...
Environmental Technician
Dec 5
Dillard, United States
Roseburg Forest Products
Key Responsibilities Monitoring environmental compliance status of all facilities Compiling and/or reviewing reports and documents to submit to government agencies Providing assistance to ...
Environmental Field Technician - Los Angeles, CA
Dec 11
Angels, United States
Arcadis
Arcadis is currently seeking an Environmental System Technician to join our Los Angeles, California office. This position will assist in a portfolio of sites with active operations and maintenance of ...

The average pay for an Environmental Technician is $61,026 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Technician is between $44,265 and $74,935. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Environmental Technician - Specialist in Remediation
Dec 11
Clovis, CA, USA
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ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN - SPECIALIST FOR OUR REMEDIATION DIVISION (Note: This is not an EHS position) We're a family of hard-working professionals dedicated to our client's needs. This is a great ...
Safety, Health & Environmental Technician II
Dec 13
Bremerton, Washington, USA
Global a 1st Flagship Company
Environmental Protection Act; Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA); Water Pollution Prevention Act; Naval Inactive Ships Maintenance Office Instructions; and other Federal, State & Local ...
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