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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

OES data highlights ‐ jobs for the environment, table 1

IndustryEnvironmental engineersEnvironmental scientists and specialists, including healthEnvironmental engineering techniciansEnvironmental science and protection technicians, including health
Federal, state, and local government (OES designation)15,66035,4603,55011,260
Federal executive branch (OES designation)3,7705,590NA330
State government (OES designation)6,68019,760NA4,060
Local government (OES designation)5,21010,120NA6,870
Architectural, engineering, and related services15,11012,9007,8606,590
Management, scientific, and technical consulting services10,45017,7003,3608,040
Remediation and other waste management services1,8505501,310490
Scientific research and development services1,8103,980430820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools2002,7901401,070
Total, all industries52,59080,12020,74033,370
Note: NA indicates data not available. Data for each level of government may not sum to the Federal, state, and local government total due to rounding.


Last Modified Date: June 11, 2009