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Fast Facts for Environmental Scientists in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Boulder and Denver
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greeley and Fort Collins
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Boulder

Salaries for Environmental Scientists in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Boulder and Fort Collins

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More Colorado 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
Enrolled
Boulder
Doctorate
33,977
Fort Collins
Doctorate
31,856
Golden
Doctorate
6,069
USAFA
Bachelors
4,237

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Environmental Scientists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. 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
Boulder1000 $93,380
Colorado Springs110 $73,030
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood1570 $94,020
Fort Collins150 $68,570
Grand Junction90 $69,690
Greeley70 $57,640

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