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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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More California Environmental Science Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Los Angeles
Doctorate
45,687
Berkeley
Doctorate
41,891
Fullerton
Doctorate
40,905
La Jolla
Doctorate
35,772
Irvine
Doctorate
35,242
San Diego
Doctorate
35,158
Riverside
Doctorate
23,279
San Luis Obispo
Masters
22,370
Stanford
Doctorate
17,534
La Jolla
Masters
17,097
Arcata
Masters
8,525
Merced
Doctorate
7,967
Pasadena
Doctorate
2,238

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield170 $86,320
ChicoN/A N/A
Fresno370 $81,110
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade2480 $86,530
Salinas70 $90,120
San Diego-Carlsbad1130 $79,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3170 $85,160
Napa50 $90,340
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura210 $96,750
Redding90 $78,420
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario620 $80,580
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward2620 $101,410
Stockton-Lodi140 $68,640
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara420 $89,770
Vallejo-FairfieldN/A N/A
Visalia-Porterville60 $66,970
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande100 $77,940
Santa Cruz-Watsonville40 $78,800
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara160 $90,540
Santa Rosa250 $105,790

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