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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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2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Highest Award
San Luis Obispo
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Doctorate & First Professional
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
Los Angeles
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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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 220 $83,870
Chico 60 $
Fresno 380 $72,630
Sacramento 2610 $75,450
Roseville 2610 $75,450
Arden 2610 $75,450
Arcade 2610 $75,450
Salinas 80 $82,170
San Diego 1120 $77,250
Carlsbad 1120 $77,250
Los Angeles 3900 $79,740
Long Beach 3900 $79,740
Anaheim 3900 $79,740
Napa 50 $81,860
Oxnard 330 $82,250
Thousand Oaks 330 $82,250
Ventura 330 $82,250
Redding 80 $73,510
Riverside 1020 $76,440
San Bernardino 1020 $76,440
Ontario 1020 $76,440
San Francisco 2910 $98,200
Oakland 2910 $98,200
Hayward 2910 $98,200
Stockton 130 $69,310
Lodi 130 $69,310
San Jose 600 $72,030
Sunnyvale 600 $72,030
Santa Clara 600 $72,030
Vallejo N/A $77,370
Fairfield N/A $77,370
Visalia 40 $72,700
Porterville 40 $72,700
San Luis Obispo 100 $73,510
Paso Robles 100 $73,510
Arroyo Grande 100 $73,510
Santa Cruz 50 $62,820
Watsonville 50 $62,820
Santa Maria 250 $73,510
Santa Barbara 250 $73,510
Santa Rosa 270 $78,630

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