Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (19-2041)
Occupation description: 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. Excludes Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (19-1023), Conservation Scientists (19-1031), Forest and Conservation Technicians (19-4093), Fish and Game Wardens (33-3031), and Forest and Conservation Workers (45-4011).
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||39.05||25.65||31.65||38.61||45.38||54.73|
|Balance of State||37.24||25.90||30.22||36.88||44.73||50.51|