|Quick Facts: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians|
What Environmental Science and Protection Technicians Do
Environmental science and protection technicians monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution and contamination.
Environmental science and protection technicians work in offices, laboratories, and the field.
How to Become an Environmental Science and Protection Technician
Environmental science and protection technicians typically need an associate’s degree or 2 years of postsecondary education, although some positions require a bachelor’s degree.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for environmental science and protection technicians are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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