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Environmental Engineering Technicians

in Massachusetts

Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientist. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.

Occupation Projection for Environmental Engineering Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
173025  Environmental Engineering Technicians 498 560 62 12.45 % 17 28 51 Associate's degree 

Environmental Engineering Technicians 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    310  63 % 360  65 % 50  16 % $51,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    310  63 % 360  65 % 50  16 % $51,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    110  23 % 120  22 % 10  9 % $39,290
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