Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, environmental engineering graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $120,383, while the bottom 20% make closer to $39,744. The median grad salary is $69,171.
Environmental Engineering graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering is $49,411.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for environmental engineering graduates
As per most recent US census
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