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Environmental Science and Protection Technician

What is Environmental Technology?

Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination, including those affecting public health. In addition, they work to ensure that environmental violations are prevented.

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Environmental Science and Protection Technician

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

466

Starting Salary

$32,288

Average

Median Salary

$47,630

Average

Experienced Salary

$73,999

Average

Jobs Added

-26

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

10%

Next 3 Years | National: 6%

Environmental Science and Protection Technician Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not
  • Entry Level Degree: associate's degree
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    High School Endorsement

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    Associate Degree Entry Level Degree

  • Bachelors

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Masters

    Master's Degree

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