Outlook

Career Outlook for Environmental Engineers

Also known as:  Air Pollution Control Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Remediation Engineer, Hazardous Substances Engineer, Hazardous Waste Management Control Engineer, Pollution Control Engineer, Soil Engineer, Waste Management Engineer, Wastewater Treatment Engineer, Water Treatment Plant Engineer
The overall job outlook for Environmental Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.42 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.74 percent per year. Demand for Environmental Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 21,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.30 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Environmental Engineers in the following states
California 6,080
Florida 3,100
New York 3,070
Texas 2,940
Massachusetts 2,660
Pennsylvania 2,500
Virginia 1,930
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Environmental Engineers
North Dakota 80
Delaware 130
Arkansas 160
Iowa 170
South Dakota 170
Puerto Rico 180
West Virginia 190