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Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $24.79
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.36 $24.15 $31.40
Minnesota
$18.41 $24.79 $30.34
Central Minnesota
$18.21 $24.87 $27.06
Northeast Minnesota
$24.47 $24.83 $30.34
Northwest Minnesota
$18.21 $21.66 $27.36
Southeast Minnesota
$20.92 $25.25 $34.64
Southwest Minnesota
$16.01 $18.86 $24.85
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.43 $26.66 $31.40

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 700 workers employed in this very small career.

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 553 new Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 34,200 37,800 3,600 10.6%
Minnesota 427 451 24 5.6%
Central Minnesota 35 39 4 11.4%
Northwest Minnesota 133 141 8 6%
Southeast Minnesota 18 18 0 0%
Southwest Minnesota 43 46 3 7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 181 192 11 6.1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.