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Environmental Scientists


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

Environmental Scientists conduct research to identify or eliminate sources of pollution. They use scientific knowledge to collect, study, report, and recommend certain actions that will help improve the environment.

Wages $40.18 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Environmental Service Systems
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