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Employers of Environmental Studies majors in ME

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. The median annual wage for conservation scientists was $61,480 in May 2017. Employment of conservation scientists and foresters is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The continued need for wildfire prevention and suppression services, as well as consumer desire for wood pellets, will help drive demand for conservation scientists and foresters.

Environmental Scientists and Specialists

Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They 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. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policymakers, 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 $69,400 in May 2017. Employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, are expected to spur demand for environmental scientists and specialists.

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians

Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination, including those affecting public health. Environmental science and protection technicians work in offices, laboratories, and the field. Environmental science and protection technicians typically need an associate’s degree or 2 years of postsecondary education, although some positions require a bachelor’s degree. The median annual wage for environmental science and protection technicians was $45,490 in May 2017. Employment of environmental science and protection technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Environmental science and protection technicians should have good job prospects overall.

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in environmental science. The median annual wage for postsecondary environmental science teachers was $76,360 in May 2017.

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. The median annual wage for hydrologists was $79,990 in May 2017. Employment of hydrologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Population growth and environmental concerns are expected to increase demand for hydrologists.

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Company City State
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Land & Water Quality
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau Remediation & Waste MGT
Count & Crush, LLC
Clynk
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Air Quality Control
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Board Environmental Protection
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Island Institute
The Nature Conservancy
Maine Field Office
Maine Coast Heritage Trust
John P Lortie
University of Maine System
Water Reaserch Institute
Laudholm Farm
Gunderboom Inc
Natural Resources Council of Maine Inc
L-A Water Pollution Control Authority
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Inc
Integral Consulting Inc.
Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Natural Resource Department
Coastal Mountains Land Trust
Conservation Law Foundation, Inc.
TRC Environmental Corporation
TRC Companies
Environment Northeast Inc
ENVIRONMENT NORTHEAST
Aquarion Engineering Services Company
Maine Council of The Atlantic Salmon Federation
Maine Council - Asf
Ransom Consulting, Inc.
Sewall Forestry and Natural Resources Consulting LLC
Cobscook Bay Resource Center Inc
National Response Corporation
Summit Environmental Consultants Inc
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
St.germain Collins
Growsmart Maine
Biohaven Environmental Solutions, LLC
Eastern Trail Alliance
Air Pollution Characterization & Control, Ltd.
Apcc
Quality House
Maine Island Trail Assoc
MITA
Penobsclot River Restoration Trust
Crabtree Neck Land Trust
Maine Coast Fishermens Association
Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program
Clean Air Action Corporation Inc
Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Wells Reserve At Laudholm Farm
Northeast Archaeology Research Center, Inc.
Midcoast Conservancy
Lakes Environmental Association
City of Old Town
Pollution Control Facility
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