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Environmental engineers (a category that includes air quality engineers) had median annual earnings of $83,360 in May 2014, according to the U.S Department of Labor. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $50,120 a year, while the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $125,380 per year. reported median annual earnings of $74,469 for mid-level environmental engineers in February 2016; the lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $60,748 and the top 10 percent earned more than $91,305. Fringe benefits may include tuition reimbursement programs, use of a company vehicle for fieldwork, full health coverage, and retirement plans.

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