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Environmental Scientists

Research ways to remove hazards that affect people's health or the environment.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$32.21 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct climatological research.
  • Conduct research of processes in natural or industrial ecosystems.
  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Monitor environmental impacts of production or development activities.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Analyst
Environmental Protection Specialist
Environmental Specialist

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