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Employers of Environmental Studies majors in SD

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.

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
Native American Environmental, LLC
South Dakota Association of Conservations Districts Inc
Quality Services, Inc.
The Nature Conservancy
McCook County Conservation District
South Dakota Association of Conservation
Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc.
Day County Conservation District
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Water Resources
Hamill Conservation District
Charles Mix Conservation District
East Pennington Conservation District
Day County Conservation District
Black Hills Raptor Center, Inc.
Brown's Marshall Conservation District
Brookings County Conservation District
Bennett County Conservation District
Moody County Conservation District
Coteau Environmental
Wasteline, Inc.
The Nature Conservancy
Karley Enterprises, Inc.
Johnson Environmental Concepts
Shannon County Conservation District
R DH Design Services Ltd
Randall Resource Conservation and Development Association, Inc.
Jones County Conservation District
Swo Thpo
The Nature Conservancy
American Creek Conservation District
Sanborn County Conservation District
Lake County Conservation District
Innovative Contractors and Regulatory Services, Inc.
Rst Environmental Protection
Advanced Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.
Victory Inc
Wunderlich Consulting Company
City of Watertown
Upper Big Sioux River Watershe
Environmental Building Systems
Sage Project Consultants, LLC
South Dakota Safety Council
Prairie Hills Audubon Society of South Dakota Inc
Finco - Air Monitoring Division, LLC
Finco AMD
Haakon County Conservation District
Spearfish Canyon Society
C-Lock, Inc.
Butte Conservation District
Brule Buffalo Conservation District
Cromes Metallurgical Consulting, A Professional L.L.C.
Minnehaha Conservation District
Aecom Technical Services, Inc.
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