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Environmental Engineers

Design ways to prevent and control pollution.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$48.12 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  3.7%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Select tools, equipment, or technologies for use in operations or projects.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Analyst
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Sanitary Engineer

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