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Career information and college search tools for environmental scientists and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Environmental Scientists

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Environmental Scientists jobs , as of 2016

     
Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 3,900 $84,260
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 2,910 $98,830
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 2,610 $80,130
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 2,070 $80,610
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 2,040 $93,690
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood 1,710 $92,390
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson 1,140 $74,400
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 1,130 $60,660
San Diego-Carlsbad 1,120 $81,750
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 1,050 $99,300

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Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Environmental Scientists

To find out more about building a career as Environmental Scientists, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Source : 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Most Popular Industries for
Environmental Scientists

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Government 35,460 44% $57,970
Professional And Technical Services 35,270 44% $61,330
Education 2,840 3% $57,170
Utilities 1,040 1% $83,440
Waste Management 890 1% $56,380
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