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or $46.54 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
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Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (34)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (18)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Environmental Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 4.2% by 2031
'Environmental Engineers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Environmental Engineers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Environmental Engineers' was $96,820, or $46.54 hourly
'Environmental Engineers' are paid 111.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as environmental engineers?
As of 2021 there were 42,660 people employed as Environmental Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Environmental Engineers.
Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.
SOC Code: 17-2081.00
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