Environmental Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$71,600
per year
per month
AU$5,970
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$2,860/year
Profit Sharing
AU$1,140/year
Bonus
AU$240/month
Profit Sharing
AU$100/month

Environmental Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for an Environmental Engineer is AU$71,600 per year (AU$5,970 per month), which is AU$6,240 (+10%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
An Environmental Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$53,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$205,000.
AU$53,600
Low
AU$71,600
Average
AU$205,000
High
AU$4,470
Low
AU$5,970
Average
AU$17,080
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$110,600
AU$221,270
Base SalaryAU$53,600 - 205,000
BonusAU$970 - 8,580
Profit SharingAU$0 - 7,690
Total CompensationAU$54,570 - 221,270
AU$0
AU$9,220
AU$18,440
Base SalaryAU$4,470 - 17,080
BonusAU$80 - 720
Profit SharingAU$0 - 640
Total CompensationAU$4,550 - 18,440

Environmental Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$53,600
Average
AU$71,600
Senior
AU$116,700
High
AU$205,000
Low
AU$4,470
Average
AU$5,970
Senior
AU$9,730
High
AU$17,080
Among environmental engineers, Graduate Environmental Engineers or Junior Environmental Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Environmental Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Environmental Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Environmental EngineerAU$117K/year
+63% 
Junior Environmental EngineerAU$62K/year
 -14%
Graduate Environmental EngineerAU$57K/year
 -21%

Environmental Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Environmental Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,570. A mid career Environmental Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,430, while a senior Environmental Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$116,700. Environmental engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$141,780 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Environmental Engineer

Late Career▲ +98%
Senior▲ +63%
Average SalaryAU$71,600/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -24%

Gender Breakdown

Female
34%
Male
66%

Environmental Engineer - Jobs by Location

Environmental Engineer - Related Salaries

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