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For: Environmental Engineers
SOC Code: 17-2081

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Environmental EngineersDesign, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental health hazards utilizing various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Environmental Engineers
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$31.59  $44.71  $93,002.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$24.93  $36.69  $76,314.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$32.06  $39.38  $81,921.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$28.74  $43.17  $89,795.00  
Akron MSA$27.95  $34.98  $72,770.00  
Cincinnati MSA$30.10  $46.16  $96,025.00  
Columbus MSA$30.91  $42.51  $88,416.00  
Dayton MSA$34.36  $53.31  $110,885.00  
Huntington MSA$23.17  $31.08  $64,640.00  
Lima MSA$33.56  $42.74  $88,907.00  
Mansfield MSA$35.60  $45.16  $93,952.00  
Toledo MSA$28.79  $44.50  $92,573.00  
Youngstown MSA$33.42  $45.75  $95,147.00  
Southwest Ohio$29.19  $46.00  $95,673.00  
Northeast Ohio$34.33  $44.74  $93,071.00  
Central Ohio$30.78  $42.12  $87,607.00  
West Ohio$31.02  $50.81  $105,684.00  
Southeast Ohio$35.98  $45.40  $94,423.00  
Northwest Ohio$29.71  $41.09  $85,462.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Environmental Engineers
  Bachelor's degree  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Environmental Engineers
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
990  1,110  120  12.1%  40  


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