Hazardous Waste Technologist

Protect the environment and recognize unsafe conditions

What is this job?

Hazardous waste management technologist are responsible for providing advice related to the safe and proper handling, packaging and disposal of toxic waste. They must also monitor the cleanup of contaminated land, water and air.
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What level of Chemistry and Science does this job require?


• Chemistry

• Environmental Science

• Environmental Engineering

• Waste Management

• Toxicology

What level of education do you need?

Minimum education requirement is a university undergraduate degree or an associate’s degree or diploma from a college or vocational school.

It will take between 2-5 years to obtain these level of education.

U.S. income median for a Hazardous Waste Technologist

$38,520 per year

$18.52 per hour