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For: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
SOC Code: 19-2041

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Environmental Scientists/Specialists, Including HealthConduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Utilizing knowledge of various scientific disciplines may collect, synthesize, study, report, and take action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$23.89  $31.87  $66,284.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$23.29  $37.07  $77,110.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$19.54  $24.63  $51,240.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$21.93  $27.89  $58,011.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$26.30  $36.05  $74,976.00  
Akron MSA$24.90  $34.69  $72,177.00  
Canton-Massillon MSA$20.64  $27.01  $56,193.00  
Cincinnati MSA$22.08  $30.46  $63,343.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$23.86  $30.36  $63,149.00  
Columbus MSA$24.83  $35.35  $73,525.00  
Dayton MSA$25.27  $35.58  $74,016.00  
Huntington MSA$16.93  $29.97  $62,321.00  
Toledo MSA$24.32  $34.87  $72,535.00  
Weirton-Steubenville$25.06  $35.40  $73,638.00  
Youngstown MSA$22.92  $33.41  $69,491.00  
Southwest Ohio$23.53  $31.60  $65,732.00  
Northeast Ohio$23.49  $30.34  $63,107.00  
Central Ohio$25.22  $35.46  $73,750.00  
West Ohio$25.12  $35.58  $74,011.00  
Southeast Ohio$22.03  $30.87  $64,210.00  
Northwest Ohio$23.86  $34.28  $71,288.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
  Master's degree  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
2,770  3,070  300  10.8%  115  


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