Environment


Environmental Protection Technicians

perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.
$50960
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Environmental Economists

conduct economic analysis related to environmental protection and use of the natural environment, such as water, air, land, and renewable energy resources. Evaluate and quantify benefits, costs, incentives, and impacts of alternative options using economic principles and statistical techniques.
$120880
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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Environmental Restoration Planners

collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects and to develop new products. Process and synthesize complex scientific data into practical strategies for restoration, monitoring or management.
$80090
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
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Environmental Engineers

research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.
$96890
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Environmental Science Professors

teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$94520
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Park Naturalists

plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.
$69020
Bachelor’s degree
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Health Environmental Scientists

conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or public health. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.
$80090
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Environmental Engineering Technicians

apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientists. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.
$56570
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Water And Wastewater Treatment Plant And System Operators

operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.
$51890
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Hazmat Removal Workers

identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
$49170
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Recyclable Material Collectors

collect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. May drive truck.
$42620
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Pest Control Workers

Weston Gillbanks from Bug Zapper Pest Control
Ryan Smith from Ant and Garden Organic Pest Control
2 reviews
apply or release chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill or remove pests and vermin that infest buildings and surrounding areas.
$40350
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Environmental Consultants

Environmental Consultants research the environmental impact of specific activities. They then present their findings and recommendations to their clients.
$56200
Bachelor’s degree
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