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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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

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

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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 220 $88,480
Chico 60 $
Fresno 380 $78,780
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 2610 $80,130
Salinas 80 $89,270
San Diego-Carlsbad 1120 $81,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 3900 $84,260
Napa 50 $86,610
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 330 $82,200
Redding 80 $75,070
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 1020 $80,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 2910 $98,830
Stockton-Lodi 130 $67,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 600 $78,960
Vallejo-Fairfield N/A $79,530
Visalia-Porterville 40 $78,180
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 100 $76,460
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 50 $68,790
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 250 $74,460
Santa Rosa 270 $87,410

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