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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Environmental engineers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Environmental engineers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Environmental engineers, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Environmental engineers are paid most in Reston (North) & Franklin Farm PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Duwamish & Beacon Hill PUMA, WA.


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Demographic information on Environmental engineers in the US. The average age of male Environmental engineers in the workforce is 45.6 and of female Environmental engineers is 39.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Environmental engineers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Environmental engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Environmental engineers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Environmental engineers hold a major in Communication Technologies.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Environmental engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Environmental engineers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Complex Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Environmental engineers need more than the average amount of Programming, Science, and Technology Design.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Environmental engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Environmental engineers are expected to see a growth of 8.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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