Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

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SOC Code: 19-2041

Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 3% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $33.13 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016


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Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 113 out of 703

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