California Environmental Scientists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Environmental Scientists in California

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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

Schools for Environmental Scientists in California are listed below.

Selected Environmental Science Schools in California

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  • Programs: BA/Environmental Studies
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (Certificate) - Online, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (Master of Education) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Science
  • Degrees: Master
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More California Environmental Science Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
California Institute of Technology Pasadena Doctorate 2,133
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo Masters 19,777
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina Associate 672
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
Stanford University Stanford Doctorate & First Professional 19,782
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley Doctorate & First Professional 34,940
University of California-Irvine Irvine Doctorate & First Professional 26,483
University of California-Merced Merced Doctorate 1,871
University of California-Riverside Riverside Doctorate 17,187
University of California-San Diego La Jolla Doctorate & First Professional 27,020
University of Southern California 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 270 $86780 1.45
Fresno 400 $70290 1.83
Oxnard 330 $78610 1.74
Thousand Oaks 330 $78610 1.74
Ventura 330 $78610 1.74
Redding 110 $71400 2.93
Riverside 1060 $77350 1.28
San Bernardino 1060 $77350 1.28
Ontario 1060 $77350 1.28
Sacramento 2610 $76160 4.72
Roseville 2610 $76160 4.72
Arden 2610 $76160 4.72
Arcade 2610 $76160 4.72
Salinas 90 $71400 0.83
San Diego 1030 $78630 1.2
Carlsbad 1030 $78630 1.2
Los Angeles 4150 $82200 1.17
Long Beach 4150 $82200 1.17
Anaheim 4150 $82200 1.17
Modesto 50 $70130 0.43
Napa 60 $74980 1.28
Santa Cruz 90 $56360 1.58
Watsonville 90 $56360 1.58
Santa Maria 270 $67390 2.32
Santa Barbara 270 $67390 2.32
Santa Rosa 300 $84140 2.48
San Francisco 2940 $91860 2.12
Oakland 2940 $91860 2.12
Hayward 2940 $91860 2.12
Stockton 120 $74950 0.83
Lodi 120 $74950 0.83
San Jose 660 $75050 1.04
Sunnyvale 660 $75050 1.04
Santa Clara 660 $75050 1.04
Vallejo 0 $76930 0
Fairfield 0 $76930 0
Visalia 50 $70870 0.53
Porterville 50 $70870 0.53
San Luis Obispo 100 $71400 1.41
Paso Robles 100 $71400 1.41
Arroyo Grande 100 $71400 1.41
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