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Environmental Science Technicians

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and find sources of pollution.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$25.55 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  17.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare documentation for permits or licenses.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Record research or operational data.
  • Research environmental impact of industrial or development activities.
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