Career Opportunities

Environmental Technology

California is among the top paying states for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May 2009, the mean hourly rate for workers in California was $26.05 with a mean annual salary of $54,190. Jobs as an environmental technician are expected to increase by 21 percent by 2016. 

Career opportunities exist in a wide range of public and private sector occupations including:

  • 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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Eric Gardley

Eric Gardley
CAL Fire/San Luis Obispo County Fire

"Enrolling in the Fire Academy at Hancock was the best decision of my life. I am receiving an amazing education from instructors who have hundreds of years of experience combined. We are able to apply what we learn inside the classroom to real world applications by using the complex's state-of-the-art facilities. There is no doubt in my mind, I will be as prepared as possible to hit the ground running with a fire department after I graduate."
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Last Modified Jun 17, 2014