Environmental Engineers (17-2081)
Occupation 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.
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Employment and Job Openings
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(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus
|2011 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||57
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||21
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||14
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data
|Number of registrants
|Number of job position postings
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree
||Work experience: None
||On-the-job training: None