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Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

in Massachusetts

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
194091  Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 797 861 64 8.03 % 39 33 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    480  61 % 540  62 % 60  11 % $52,920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    480  61 % 540  62 % 60  11 % $52,920
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