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Fast Facts for Environmental Scientists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Rosa, Sacramento and Santa Cruz
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Modesto, San Jose and Bakersfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Sacramento, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for Environmental Scientists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, San Francisco and Santa Rosa

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  • BS in Environmental Policy and Management
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
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  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.

More California Environmental Science Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Pasadena
Doctorate
2,133
San Luis Obispo
Masters
19,777
West Covina
Associate
672
Arcata
Masters
7,773
Stanford
Doctorate & First Professional
19,782
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
Merced
Doctorate
1,871
Riverside
Doctorate
17,187
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
27,020
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Environmental Scientists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Environmental Scientists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Environmental Scientists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 270 $86,780
Fresno 400 $70,290
Oxnard 330 $78,610
Thousand Oaks 330 $78,610
Ventura 330 $78,610
Redding 110 $71,400
Riverside 1060 $77,350
San Bernardino 1060 $77,350
Ontario 1060 $77,350
Sacramento 2610 $76,160
Roseville 2610 $76,160
Arden 2610 $76,160
Arcade 2610 $76,160
Salinas 90 $71,400
San Diego 1030 $78,630
Carlsbad 1030 $78,630
Los Angeles 4150 $82,200
Long Beach 4150 $82,200
Anaheim 4150 $82,200
Modesto 50 $70,130
Napa 60 $74,980
Santa Cruz 90 $56,360
Watsonville 90 $56,360
Santa Maria 270 $67,390
Santa Barbara 270 $67,390
Santa Rosa 300 $84,140
San Francisco 2940 $91,860
Oakland 2940 $91,860
Hayward 2940 $91,860
Stockton 120 $74,950
Lodi 120 $74,950
San Jose 660 $75,050
Sunnyvale 660 $75,050
Santa Clara 660 $75,050
Vallejo N/A $76,930
Fairfield N/A $76,930
Visalia 50 $70,870
Porterville 50 $70,870
San Luis Obispo 100 $71,400
Paso Robles 100 $71,400
Arroyo Grande 100 $71,400

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