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Employers of Environmental Studies majors in the U.S.

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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Central Band of Cherokee
Environmental Protection Agency
US EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Legislative and Gov
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
Ncdeq
Environmental Resources Management - North Central, Inc.
E R M
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Bureau of Personnel
Environmental Quality, Texas Commission On
Hazardous Waste Division
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Office Air & Waste Management
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Enforcement Division
Environmental Protection Agency
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Administration Office
Aptim Federal Services, LLC
Environmental Quality, Texas Commission On
Dept of Environmental Quality
Forest Resources
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Dep
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Office of General Counsel
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Fiscal Management
BHP Billiton Ltd
BHP Billiton
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Operations
Kleinfelder Associates
Executive Office State of Ohio
Ohio Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection Agency
E P A
Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Div of Air Pollution
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection Agency
E P A Region 4
Contract Environmental Services Inc
Ces
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Office of Natural Resources
Hennepin County
Department Environmental Svcs
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Ohio Environmental Protection
City of San Diego
City San Dego Pub Utility Dept
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Quality, Texas Commission On
Tnrcc
City of New York
Environmental Protection Water
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Div of Recreation & Parks
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chapter Izaak Walton League of America
B-CCIWLA
Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection
Wood Hole Oceanal Graphics Institution Inc
Pennsylvania Dept of Environmental Protection
River Basin Cooperation
Tetra Tech Ec, Inc.
Pennsylvania Dept of Environmental Protection
PA Dept Environmental Protect
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Personnel Department
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Conservation International Foundation
Conservation International
Environmental Protection Agency
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