California is among the top paying states for Environmental Science and Protection
Technicians according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov). According to the
California Employment Development Department, the median annual salary for an environmental
health and safety technician is $46,650. The agency also predicted a 26 percent increase
in employment demand through 2022.
Career opportunities exist in a wide range of public and private sector occupations
- Emergency Preparedness & Response
- Environmental Laboratory Services
- Environmental Site Management
- Safety & Health
- Air Quality
- Solid & Hazardous Waste Management
- Natural Resources Management
- Environmental Information Management Systems
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