Pennsylvania Environmental Scientists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Environmental Scientists in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Environmental Scientists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Reading, Harrisburg and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, Allentown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Environmental Scientists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Allentown

Schools for Environmental Scientists in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Environmental Science Schools in Pennsylvania

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Environmental Policy, BS in Environmental Policy and Management
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

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Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • 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 Pennsylvania Environmental Science Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown Doctorate 3,907
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Environmental Scientists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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


Altoona 30 $50330 0.86
Harrisburg 300 $61030 1.51
Carlisle 300 $61030 1.51
Pittsburgh 660 $74600 0.92
Reading 60 $48370 0.55
Lancaster 100 $50520 0.69
Scranton 50 $54200 0.34
Wilkes 50 $54200 0.34
Barre 50 $54200 0.34
Hazleton 50 $54200 0.34
Williamsport 30 $60170 0.91
York 30 $68940 0.31
Hanover 30 $68940 0.31
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