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Sanitary Engineer Salary

$92,088 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sanitary Engineer is $92,088 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sanitary Engineer is between $64,828 and $114,199. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitary Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Develops, designs, and oversees construction and operation of hygienic projects, watersheds, building of aqueducts, filtration plants, storage and distribution systems for water supply, sewage-disposal plants, drainage systems, incinerators, sanitary fills, garbage-reduction plants, and water treatment plants.
  • Plans development of insect and rodent control projects.
Sanitary Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Civil Engineers

Job family population: 298,910

Estimated population of Sanitary Engineer jobs: 19,704

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Sanitary Engineer Job Listings for United States

Senior Civil Engineer
Apr 28
Sacramento, CA, USA
Sacramento County
... sanitary engineering + Bacteriological, biological, physical, chemical, and other quality control processes involved in the treatment of wastewater + Laws and regulations relating to wastewater ...
Industrial Hygienist 3
Jun 7
Vancouver, United States
Dept. of Labor & Industries/DOSH
Industrial Hygienist 3 In-trainingA Bachelor's degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering ...
Industrial Hygienist 3
Jun 7
Kennewick, United States
Dept. of Labor & Industries/DOSH
A Bachelor's degree involving major study in occupational safety and/or health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, chemical, mechanical or sanitary engineering, environmental science, nursing ...
Engineer I/II - Public Works Department
Jun 14
San Jose, United States
City of San Jose, CA
... sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara ...
Jun 16
Worcester, MA, USA
Will perform engineering tasks associated with: roadway design, traffic, sanitary, storm water, and sewer. Will review plans and applications for construction projects and may be assigned to inspect ...
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