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Employers of Environmental Studies majors in IA

Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policy makers, or work with industry to reduce waste. Environmental scientists and specialists work in offices and laboratories. Some may spend time in the field gathering data and monitoring environmental conditions firsthand. Most environmental scientists and specialists work full time. Environmental scientists and specialists need at least a bachelor’s degree in a natural science or science-related field for most entry-level jobs. The median annual wage for environmental scientists and specialists was $63,570 in May 2012. Employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as the increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, is expected to spur demand for environmental scientists and specialists.

Conservation Scientists
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
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.

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in environmental science.

Hydrologists
Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation, its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and its return to the ocean and atmosphere.

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Company City State
City of Cedar Rapids
Water Pollution Control
County of Greene
Greene County Sanitarian
Testamerica Laboratories, Inc.
Seed Savers Exchange, Inc.
Ancient Free & Accepted Masons Inc
City of Davenport
Water Pollution Control
Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Erm Midatlantic
City of Clinton
Water Pollution Control Plant
Lee County Environmental Services
Health Dept
AAA Budget Environmental
City of Muscatine
Water Pollution Control Plant
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Inc
Rew Corporation
R E W Services
City of Iowa City
Water Treatment Plant
Advanced Service Corporation
Advanced Services
Trees Forever, Inc.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection
Dubuque, The City of (inc)
Water Pollution Control Plant
County of Lee
Environmental Services
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Div
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Services Div
City Ottumwa Sewage Treat
Water Pollution Control
The Nature Conservancy
City of Ames
Water Pollution Control
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Div
Maasdam Barn Preservation Committee
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Div
Apex Companies, LLC
Wapsi Valley Archaeology Inc
Fossil & Prairie Center Foundation.
Inviromental Inhabitate Corp
City of Iowa City
Stockman's Erosion Control
The Nature Conservancy
Iowa Field Office
Iowa Environmental Service, Inc
Next Phase Environmental, Inc.
Thompson Environmental Consulting Inc
Family Tree Care, L.L.C.
Family Tree Care
G S S
G S S
Ames Environmental Inc
Winneshiek Energy District
Antea Usa, Inc.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Rock Creek State Park
Rift Valley Foundation For Conservation and Development
International Assoc of LI
Stone Consulting
City of Indianola
Water Pollution Control Plant
County of Jackson
Jackson County Conservation Bd
Environet, Inc.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Kossuth Conty Conservation Board
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