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Fast Facts for Environmental Scientists in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kennewick, Olympia and Yakima
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spokane, Tacoma and Seattle
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Olympia and Kennewick

Salaries for Environmental Scientists in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kennewick, Bremerton and Bellingham

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More Washington Environmental Science Schools

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

School Name
Highest Award
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 Washington. 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 and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes30$62,410
Spokane-Spokane Valley130$59,600
Walla Walla40$68,990

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