Environmental Technician

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Occupation Description

Environmental engineering technicians implement knowledge of environmental engineering to update, test, and conduct equipment and devices used in the avoidance, control, and remediation of environmental issues, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of scientists or engineers. They may be required to help in the creation of environmental remediation devices.

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

18590

Job Openings By 2020

8200

Growth Rate

24.3%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Associates in Environmental Engineering

Required Work Experience

None

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