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Environmental Engineers

in Massachusetts

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

Occupation Projection for Environmental Engineers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
172081  Environmental Engineers 2,764 2,987 223 8.07 % 67 118 22 207 Bachelor's degree 

Environmental Engineers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,320  48 % 1,450  49 % 130  11 % $90,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,320  48 % 1,450  49 % 130  11 % $90,310
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    910  33 % 960  32 % 50  6 % $84,340
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