Occupation Title: Environmental Engineers
Description: 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.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 17-2081
Sample Job Titles: Air Pollution Control Engineer, Chief, Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Remediation Specialist, Global Director Air and Climate Change, Hazardous Substances Engineer, Marine Engineer CPVEC (Marine Engineer Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance), Regulatory Environmental Compliance Manager, Sanitary Engineer
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 22,600
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).