Environmental Engineers

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Occupation Description

Environmental engineers investigate, plan, build and execute engineering duties in the prevention, and control of environmental hazards using multiple engineering disciplines. This may include waste treatment, site remediation, or technology designed to control pollution.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

50850

Job Openings By 2020

22600

Growth Rate

21.9%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelor of Science Environmental Engineering

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth